Awards

Chemist Chadron M. Friesen (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two TWU educators celebrated for ‘distinguished’ and ‘innovative’ teaching

A Langley university honours a pair of teachers during virtual grad ceremonies this month

  • Nov 20, 2020

 

Joseph Richards Group, which operates 25 restaurants, pubs, and establishments in the Lower Mainland – including several in Langley – was presented with a collaboration award from the chamber. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Resilient Langley businesses lauded for their COVID twists

Langley chamber of commerce held its annual business award, but morphed it into a ‘community edition’

 

SKY Helicopters in Pitt Meadows, run by Langley’s Andrew Westlund, has been recognized globally among travellers for its aviation-based adventure and sightseeing experiences. (SKY Helicopters/Special to Black Press Media)

Pitt Meadows helicopter company lauded by adventure seekers

Langley enterepreneur Andrew Westlund relishes recognition from travellers for SKY Helicopters

  • Oct 22, 2020

 

Ala Cazacu congratulated her husband, Lilian, for winning the title of 2019’s George Preston Memorial Businessperson of the Year during last year’s Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Business of Excellence Awards. (Langley Advance Times files)

Shortlist of Langley chamber award winners revealed

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce will recognize 40 nominees on Oct. 22

Ala Cazacu congratulated her husband, Lilian, for winning the title of 2019’s George Preston Memorial Businessperson of the Year during last year’s Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Business of Excellence Awards. (Langley Advance Times files)
FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘Music brings us together’: Country stars find unity and hope at CCMA Awards

Big winners on Sunday included Dallas Smith as entertainer of the year

FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘Music brings us together’: Country stars find unity and hope at CCMA Awards

Big winners on Sunday included Dallas Smith as entertainer of the year

FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Brad Kiendl, outgoing president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, explained changes to the annual business excellence awards. (Langley Advance Times files)

Lauding Langley businesses that go above and beyond during COVID

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce morphs its annual excellence awards to reflect the pandemic

Brad Kiendl, outgoing president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, explained changes to the annual business excellence awards. (Langley Advance Times files)
Alessia Cara performs “Querer Mejor” at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes at the MGM Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year’s Juno Awards, picking up three trophies in the streaming ceremony. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Chris Pizzello

Alessia Cara wins a leading three Juno Awards at streaming ceremony

Running a bit over 90 minutes, the Junos were handed out at historic speed, with 42 categories announced

Alessia Cara performs “Querer Mejor” at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes at the MGM Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year’s Juno Awards, picking up three trophies in the streaming ceremony. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Chris Pizzello
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Black Press Media winners shine at B.C. and Yukon journalism awards

Publications received nods in dozens of categories

FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)

No decision on postponing Cloverdale Rodeo yet or Cloverdale Market Days; Clovies postponed

Scott Wheatley postpones annual Clovie Awards; Rodeo and Market Days still up in the air

From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)
2020 Juno Awards nominees were announced on Jan. 28, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Pop singer Lights, Ewan Currie of Sheepdogs among Juno Awards presenters

Dallas Smith, Felix Cartal and Nuela Charles nominated for big awards

2020 Juno Awards nominees were announced on Jan. 28, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

Her 2018 documentary segment Highway Mike uncovers the opioid crisis in Harlem, New York

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta

Alessia Cara to host and perform at 2020 Juno Awards

Multi-platinum Canadian singer-songwriter also up for six awards, including Artist of the Year

  • Jan 28, 2020
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta
Gord Abbott accepts the award for Horseperson of the Year. The evening’s host, Dan Jukich, looks on.(Samantha Anderson)

Harness Racing BC awards top drivers, standardbreds at Cloverdale’s Fraser Downs

BC Standardbred Industry Awards highlights trainers, drivers, horses that make industry a success

Gord Abbott accepts the award for Horseperson of the Year. The evening’s host, Dan Jukich, looks on.(Samantha Anderson)
Letter: Langley’s unsung heroes sought by awards committee

Letter: Langley’s unsung heroes sought by awards committee

The Township is seeking nominations of people for two key local awards.

  • Jan 5, 2018
Letter: Langley’s unsung heroes sought by awards committee
The recipients of the Canada 150 awards in Cloverdale and Langley. Back row, from left: Joon Sohn, Liam Roberts, Fraser Holland, Nathan Bowick, Shelley Goepel, Harjot Kular, Bruno Zappone, John Aldag, Dean Moore, Tom Waldock, Traci Penner, Kevin Penner. Front row, from left: Jas Cheema, Gertrude “Toots” Tucker, Roger Bose, Karen Moraes, Shauna Sawicki, Marilyn Fischer. (Sam Anderson)

Canada 150 Community Awards honours Cloverdale, Langley residents

Awards recognize 20 community leaders, volunteers and advocates

The recipients of the Canada 150 awards in Cloverdale and Langley. Back row, from left: Joon Sohn, Liam Roberts, Fraser Holland, Nathan Bowick, Shelley Goepel, Harjot Kular, Bruno Zappone, John Aldag, Dean Moore, Tom Waldock, Traci Penner, Kevin Penner. Front row, from left: Jas Cheema, Gertrude “Toots” Tucker, Roger Bose, Karen Moraes, Shauna Sawicki, Marilyn Fischer. (Sam Anderson)
Langley teen applauded for work on and off the soccer field

Langley teen applauded for work on and off the soccer field

Brooke Mussche is a 15-year-old who competes in track and field and soccer, and is being recognized.

Langley teen applauded for work on and off the soccer field