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BC Achievement Announces June Launch of Call for Nominations

BC Achievement Announces June Launch of Call for Nominations #shinethelightbc

VANCOUVER – Like all British Columbians, BC Achievement is looking to the future as together we move into phase 2 of the COVID-19 pandemic response. The collective support of everyone in our province has made a definitive impact on flattening the curve and we stand side-by-side continuing to support that effort. We raise our hands to all the essential workers who have been on the front lines, keeping us safe and well. Thank you!  BC Achievement programs are active and poised to launch their respective calls for nominations throughout the month of June. The online process is housed on …

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COVID-19 and Healthy Communities

 VANCOUVER – Like you, we are deeply concerned and want to do what we can to keep our communities healthy given the rapidly evolving COVID-19 global situation.   To that end, BC Achievement will be postponing the 17th annual Community Award April 29th presentation ceremony and a new date will be planned when appropriate. We look forward to announcing the 2020 BC Achievement Community Awardees in the coming weeks and celebrating their achievements online. All staff are working remotely and reachable through email at [email protected]    The next suite of 2020 programs: Indigenous Business, Fulmer Award in First Nations Art and Carter Wosk Award in …

2019 Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design Awardees Celebrated

VANCOUVER – Awardees of the Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art and Design were honoured for their creative excellence at the 15th annual presentation ceremony yesterday. “British Columbia’s world-leading artistic, cultural and creative industries contribute to our province’s prosperity and climate of innovation,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. “This year, once again, the Carter Wosk Award recipients exemplify BC’s creative spirit. These artists and designers inspire others and attract global recognition.” Recipients of the 15th annual award program are selected by …

2019 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art Awardees Celebrated

VANCOUVER – The BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF) celebrated the six recipients of the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art. The recipients were recognized for their artistic excellence in traditional, contemporary or media art at the 13th annual awards in First Nations Art celebration on November 21, 2019. “BC Achievement is honoured to showcase these artists whose respect for tradition directs and inspires their creative practices,” said BCAF chair Anne Giardini. “The 2019 awardees join 73 artists from the program’s past 13 years. Together, Fulmer Award …

2019 BC Indigenous Business Awardees Celebrated

VANCOUVER – Awardees of the eleventh annual BC Indigenous Business Award (IBA) were celebrated at a Gala Dinner ceremony on October 17, 2019 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver where over 650 people gathered to honour excellence and “cultivate innovation in Indigenous business in British Columbia. “The BC Indigenous Business Award recognizes enterprises that create and expand opportunities, relationships and communities, all with the goal of a more prosperous future,” said foundation Chair, Anne Giardini. “BC Achievement is particularly excited to highlight some of the many …

2019 Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art and Design recipients Announced

VANCOUVER – The British Columbia Achievement Foundation announced today the recipients of the 2019 Carter Wosk Award for Applied Art and Design. “British Columbia’s world-leading artistic, cultural and creative industries contribute to our province’s prosperity and climate of innovation,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. “This year, once again, the Carter Wosk Award recipients exemplify BC’s creative spirit. These artists and designers inspire others and attract global recognition.” Recipients of the 15th annual award program are selected by jury and include:Morgan Mallett, …