June 14, 2016 — Sixteen to receive 2015 Order of British Columbia
VICTORIA – Sixteen exceptional civic leaders will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition, Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon, Chancellor of the Order, announced today.
“For 27 years, the Order of British Columbia has recognized exceptional individuals whose hard work, generosity of spirit and outstanding achievements have contributed immeasurably to the wellbeing of our communities,” Lt. Gov. Guichon said. “I extend my congratulations to this year’s recipients and thank them for inspiring all of us with their efforts to build a healthy, diverse and inclusive province for generations to come.”
“British Columbia’s greatest strength is British Columbians – people who use their talents and passions to make a difference both here at home and, in many cases, around the world,” Premier Christy Clark said. “On behalf of all British Columbians, I want to thank this year’s recipients for their dedication, and everything they do to make B.C. a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family.” Go to News Release
June 15, 2015 — Best of B.C. bestowed with Province’s highest honour
VICTORIA – In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 16 exceptional civic leaders were recognized today at Government House with the Province’s highest honour, the Order of British Columbia. Three recipients unable to attend the 2014 ceremony were also honoured.
“For 26 years, the Order of British Columbia has recognized the remarkable accomplishments and efforts by extraordinary British Columbians,” said Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon. “This year we honour British Columbians from a variety of fields, each recipient illustrating the positive difference just one person can make in the lives of many.” Go to News Release
July 22, 2014– Best of B.C. bestowed with Province’s highest honour
VICTORIA – In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 23 exceptional civic leaders were honoured today at Government House with the Province’s highest form of recognition, the Order of British Columbia.
“The Order of British Columbia is the Province’s most prestigious accolade,” said Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon, Chancellor of the Order. “For 25 years, we have publicly recognized those who have dedicated themselves to bettering the lives of their fellow citizens. These recipients exemplify the positive difference one person can make in a community and are an inspiration to all British Columbians.” Go to News Release