Sian Thomson fights for those who can’t fight for themselves. In 1995, Sian established the Justice, Advocacy, Dignity and Empowerment Society, known as JADE, to develop positive solutions for individuals and families in crisis or struggling with such issues as homelessness, poverty and physical or mental challenges. Her tireless devotion in providing advocacy services of every description has assisted many thousands of individuals. Sian is a mentor, an organizer, a leader, a compassionate individual who works to ensure that Campbell River is a safe and kind place to live for all its citizens.
BC Achievement is an independent foundation established in 2003 that honours excellence and inspires achievement in British Columbia.