Awards

Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)

White Rock, Surrey companies among nominees for homebuilder awards

HAVAN Awards to be handed out in Vancouver in April

Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)
Award winners at the 2017 edition of “Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25” gathering. The 2022 event will be held Wednesday, April 20 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. (file photo)
Award winners at the 2017 edition of “Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25” gathering. The 2022 event will be held Wednesday, April 20 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. (file photo)
Mary-Jo Dionne is a recent YWCA Women of Distinction Awards winner, in a photo posted to ywcavan.org.

6 Surrey-area women are finalists for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, with voting on now

Gala event May 26 at Vancouver’s JW Marriott Parq Hotel

Mary-Jo Dionne is a recent YWCA Women of Distinction Awards winner, in a photo posted to ywcavan.org.
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum getting sworn in, in 2018. (City of Surrey photo)

Ryerson awards Safe Surrey Coalition council majority a ‘dishonourable mention’ for secrecy

Surrey rated in the 2021 Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy, in the civic government category

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum getting sworn in, in 2018. (City of Surrey photo)
Actor Simu Liu poses for photographs on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, at a cinema in west London, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Simu Liu to host first outdoor Juno Awards at Budweiser Stage in Toronto

May 15 event will be the first time the awards show will be held outdoors

Actor Simu Liu poses for photographs on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, at a cinema in west London, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP
John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)

John Block named Surrey Good Citizen of the Year

Block has spent 30 years supporting society’s most vulnerable people

John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Simon James has won the the Contessa Award as British Columbia Hairstylist of the year for 2022. (Instagram @simon.james.hair photo)

Hairstyling a ‘perfect fit’ for South Surrey-raised Simon James

Second Contessa award as B.C. Hairstylist of the Year for 2022

Simon James has won the the Contessa Award as British Columbia Hairstylist of the year for 2022. (Instagram @simon.james.hair photo)
The Reklaws pose on the red carpet at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Dallas Smith named entertainer of the year, takes three trophies at CCMA Awards

Smith performed his single “Hide From a Broken Heart” for the fully vaccinated crowd

The Reklaws pose on the red carpet at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)

Clovie award winners named during gala ceremony Nov. 17

Cloverdale business awards recognized exemplary businesses, not-for-profits, individuals

Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)
Dr. Ryan D’Arcy was named Business Person of the Year during the 2021 Surrey Business Excellence Awards, a virtual gala held Thursday, Nov. 4. (File photo: Simon Fraser University)

VIDEO: Surrey Business Excellence Awards celebrate eight for ‘resiliency’ in online gala

Thursday’s digital broadcast was emceed by broadcaster Jay Durant

Dr. Ryan D’Arcy was named Business Person of the Year during the 2021 Surrey Business Excellence Awards, a virtual gala held Thursday, Nov. 4. (File photo: Simon Fraser University)
Cloverdale’s Cynthia de Pando has been nominated for three SOVAS Awards. (Photo submitted: Cynthia de Pando)

Cloverdale woman up for several voice arts awards

Cynthia de Pando nominated for three SOVAS Awards

Cloverdale’s Cynthia de Pando has been nominated for three SOVAS Awards. (Photo submitted: Cynthia de Pando)
Azra Hussain, left, and her daughter Hebah Hussaina are among WXN 2021 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winners. (submitted photo: Diamond’s Edge Photography)

Surrey mother, daughter named 2 of Canada’s most powerful women

Women’s Executive Network recognizes women who ‘advocate for workforce diversity and inspire tomorrow’s leaders’

Azra Hussain, left, and her daughter Hebah Hussaina are among WXN 2021 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winners. (submitted photo: Diamond’s Edge Photography)
Kendrick Lounsbury, a 2020 winner of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, in action with North Surrey Minor Football. (Photo: Youtube)

VIDEO: Four Surrey athletes among 10 Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport award winners

Recipients include Hillary Birkett, Colton Cameron, Kendrick Lounsbury and Taya Suttill

Kendrick Lounsbury, a 2020 winner of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, in action with North Surrey Minor Football. (Photo: Youtube)
Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Port Kells brewery wins silver medal at national Canadian beer awards

Local brewer and Tweedsmuir teacher ‘blown away’ with win

Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Tai Brown stops to take a selfie with some customers at Tommie’s Jerk. Brown’s restaurant has been nominated for a Clovie award in the “Small Business Hospitality” category. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Chamber names 2021 Clovie Award nominees

Prestigious business awards to be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club

Tai Brown stops to take a selfie with some customers at Tommie’s Jerk. Brown’s restaurant has been nominated for a Clovie award in the “Small Business Hospitality” category. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Pat Chessell is a Celtic-Canadian” musician based in Surrey. (photo: patchessell.bandcamp.com)

Canadian Folk Music Awards nomination a first for Surrey’s Pat Chessell

‘I hope to make the awards show this April in Prince Edward Island,’ the musician says

Pat Chessell is a Celtic-Canadian” musician based in Surrey. (photo: patchessell.bandcamp.com)
The 2021 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will be held in November. The Clovie Awards’ silent auction kicks off Oct. 1. (Image via Chamber)

Cloverdale’s annual Clovie Awards silent auction returns

Cloverdale Chamber to hold Clovies gala in November

The 2021 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will be held in November. The Clovie Awards’ silent auction kicks off Oct. 1. (Image via Chamber)
Company officials with Masonville Plastics celebrate during Surrey Board of Trade’s 2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)

Surrey Board of Trade reveals finalists for 2021 Surrey Business Awards

In its 23rd year, the award ceremony is to be held on Thursday, Nov. 4

Company officials with Masonville Plastics celebrate during Surrey Board of Trade’s 2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)
Comox Valley Record reporter Erin Haluschak is up for a Jack Webster Award. Photo by Terry Farrell

Black Press Media reporter up for a Jack Webster Award

Erin Haluschak named a finalist for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Reporting

Comox Valley Record reporter Erin Haluschak is up for a Jack Webster Award. Photo by Terry Farrell
This combination of photos shows nominees for the CMA Award for entertainer of the year, from left, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood. (AP Photo)

Chris Stapleton, Eric Church share top CMA nominations

Paired joined by Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs as entertainer of the year nominees

This combination of photos shows nominees for the CMA Award for entertainer of the year, from left, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood. (AP Photo)
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