Eighth Annual BC Aboriginal Business Awards

Thank you for your interest! Awardees will be announced at the beginning of September.

The BC Achievement Foundation, an independent foundation established and endowed by the Province of British Columbia in 2003 to celebrate excellence and achievement in British Columbia and Canada, presents the BC Aboriginal Business Awards.

All Aboriginal businesses and entrepreneurs in BC are eligible. These awards honour business acumen in four distinct categories. An independent jury of Aboriginal business experts reviews the nominations and selects the awardees in accordance with the award criteria.

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2016 Advisory Panel

Jacob Beaton
2009 Award Recipient

Greg D’Avignon
President and CEO, Business Council of BC

Lana Eagle
President, Industry Council for Aboriginal Business

Paulette Flamond
Executive Director, Northeast Aboriginal Business and Wellness Centre

Cliff Fregin
CEO, New Relationship Trust

Keith Henry
Chair & CEO, Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada

Peter Lantin
President, Council of the Haida Nation

Glen Ohs
Senior Manager, Energy Governance, Corix Utilities Inc.

Judith Sayers
Strategic Advisor, Sayers Strategic Advice

Mark Selman
Director EMBA, Aboriginal & Business Leadership, SFU Beedie School of Business

Ken Tourand
President & CEO, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Ruth Williams
Consultant, 2013 Individual Achievement Award Recipient

Supporting Organizations

  • BC Assembly of First Nations
  • First Nations Summit
  • Métis Nation BC
  • Union of BC Indian Chiefs
  • BC Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

British Columbia Achievement Foundation
T. 604.261.9777 | Toll Free 866.882.6088 (in BC)
E. info@bcachievement.com
F. 778.379.0511


Previous Awardees

2016 Award Recipients Announced

BC Aboriginal Business Awards

  • 2016 Award Recipients
    • Big Bear Services Wildlife Monitoring
    • Callison & Hanna Law
    • Getumdone Contracting Ltd.
    • Tk'emlups Petro Canada/Carwash
    • Seyem' Qwantlen Business Group
    • Tsi Del Del Enterprises Ltd.
    • Northern Native Broadcasting (CFNR)
    • Defy Hair and Esthetics
    • Robert Louie

  • 2016 Outstanding Business Achievers
    • 4TR Ventures Ltd.
    • Tim Tom Construction
    • Tla'amin Convenience Store
    • Gitxsan Safety Services Inc.
    • Rupert Lawn & Garden
    • Penticton Indian Band Development Corporation
    • Alpha-Omega Productions

  • Videos from the 2016 Gala Dinner