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  • Indigenous Business Award
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2021 BC Achievement Community Awardees Announced

VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan and Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, QC, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Achievement Community Award, marking the 18th offering of the program. “This year’s Community Awardees are, without exception, remarkable British Columbians who have strengthened their communities during challenging times,” said Premier John Horgan. “As a result of their commitments to causes beyond themselves, they have ensured that BC is a better province for all of us.” “It is a particular honour …

Reconciliation through respectful action: continuing the journey

BC Achievement, in partnership with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, is honoured to recognize the recipients of the inaugural British Columbia Reconciliation Award. The program recognizes nine extraordinary  individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect, and commitment to furthering reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in the province of British Columbia, or inspired others to continue reconciliation efforts.  The awardees of the 2021 Reconciliation Award program demonstrate the many approaches to furthering reconciliation through respectful action; they serve as empowering examples of what British Columbians can accomplish together. We salute these champions, congratulate them on their achievements and thank them for leading the way:  Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) is a shining example of furthering reconciliation …

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the BC Achievement Foundation Announce Inaugural Reconciliation Award Recipients

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, in partnership with the BC Achievement Foundation, is honoured to announce the recipients of the inaugural British Columbia Reconciliation Award. The award recognizes nine extraordinary individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect, and commitment to furthering Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in the province of British Columbia, or inspired others to continue Reconciliation efforts.  Individual Recipients: Dawn Drummond Doris Paul Corey Payette Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Dr. David Suzuki Corporal Christopher Voller  Organization Recipients: Carrier Sekani Family Services Marine Plan Partnership for the North Pacific Coast xaȼqanaǂ ʔitkiniǂ (Many Ways of Doing the Same Thing) Research Team  “Being part of establishing the Reconciliation award program and serving on the inaugural selection committee …

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Em̓út | Being Home: An Exhibition of Northwest Coast Indigenous Art March 10 to May 1, 2021

“This exhibition is part of a process of rewriting the historic narratives of governments and institutions while expressing an Indigenous perspective and an Indigenous truth. It is also an expression of Northwest Coast Indigenous artists understanding of Em̓út – of being home.” Ray Hartley and Sheila Hall, curators.  BC Achievement is honoured to be part of a new exhibition of Northwest Coast Indigenous Art called Em̓út | Being Home, in collaboration with the Libby Leshgold Gallery at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and in conjunction with guest curators Ray Hartley and Sheila Hall from the Aboriginal Gathering Collective.   Starting …

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the BC Achievement Foundation Announce Launch of Reconciliation Award

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, in partnership with the BC Achievement Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the British Columbia Reconciliation Award. This award recognizes individuals, groups and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect and commitment to furthering reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in the province of British Columbia, or inspired others to continue reconciliation efforts. The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, has made Reconciliation one of the key themes of her mandate. This includes …

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Outstanding BC Applied Artists and Designers Honoured with Carter Wosk Award

VANCOUVER – The British Columbia Achievement Foundation announced today the 2020 Awardees of the Carter Wosk for Applied Art and Design program.  “This year’s awardees of the Carter Wosk Award demonstrate creative flair and attention to detail, blending art and function to make our world a better place,” said Foundation Chair, Anne Giardini. “It is always an honour to showcase ways in which British Columbians make purpose beautiful and beauty functional” she added. Recipients of the 16th annual award program are selected by an independent …