Awards

Doug Cox is the co-chair of the steering committee for the contemporary roots and traditional roots categories for the 2023 Juno Awards. The finalists for all 47 categories will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Photo by Terry Farrell

Juno committee co-chair one of many hats worn by Vancouver Island’s Doug Cox

Doug Cox is synonymous with the Vancouver Island musical arts community. If…

 

Tchadas Leo works on a project at the B.C. Institute of Technology’s broadcasting centre. The Ladysmith podcaster and TV host recently won a national award for his show Our Native Land. (Photo submitted)

Ladysmith broadcaster wins national award for Indigenous-focused podcast

Tchadas Leo’s ‘Our Native Land’ honoured at Canadian Podcast Awards

  • Dec 21, 2022

 

This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)

Golden Globe nominations led by ‘Banshees,’ ‘Everything Everywhere’

The Globes also spread nominations around to a number of Oscar favorites

This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)
The City of Nanaimo recently received an ‘A-list’ designation from the Climate Disclosure Project for ‘taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency.’ (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo makes ‘A-list’ as part of Climate Disclosure Project

City recognized for leadership on environmental action and transparency

The City of Nanaimo recently received an ‘A-list’ designation from the Climate Disclosure Project for ‘taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency.’ (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Ron Rice, executive director of the Victoria Native Friendship Centre. June 2021 (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Quartet of Vancouver Islanders receive medals for being awesome B.C. citizens

Chantal Stefan, Ron Rice, Karen Hira and Andrei Marti celebrated for helping their communities

Ron Rice, executive director of the Victoria Native Friendship Centre. June 2021 (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
The Vancouver Island University Mariners women’s soccer team celebrates a bronze medal at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships last month in Saint-Lambert, Que. (CCAA photo)

Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards now calling for nominations

Awards, to be presented in February, will recognize outstanding achievement in sports during 2022

The Vancouver Island University Mariners women’s soccer team celebrates a bronze medal at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships last month in Saint-Lambert, Que. (CCAA photo)
Brook DeSchutter, left, Avari Dodd and Abigail McCorquodale on the red carpet at the ninth annual Joey Awards, held Nov. 19, in Richmond. (Leslie DeSchutter Photo)

Teens from Nanaimo bring home Joey Awards for performing arts

Brook DeSchutter, Avari Dodd and Abigail McCorquodale combine to win four awards

Brook DeSchutter, left, Avari Dodd and Abigail McCorquodale on the red carpet at the ninth annual Joey Awards, held Nov. 19, in Richmond. (Leslie DeSchutter Photo)
The Cedar Farmers Market was awarded Most Outstanding Community Impact in the large markets category at the B.C. Association of Farmers’ Markets conference in New Westminster earlier this month. (News Bulletin file photo)

Cedar Farmers Market wins award for community impact

B.C. Association of Farmers’ Markets celebrates value and dedication of markets and volunteers

The Cedar Farmers Market was awarded Most Outstanding Community Impact in the large markets category at the B.C. Association of Farmers’ Markets conference in New Westminster earlier this month. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)

Lake Country RV dealership one of top 5 in North America

Voyager RV Centre celebrated at a reception in Las Vegas

The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)
FILE - Various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J, on Oct. 10, 2017. The 2023 Grammy Awards will air live Sunday, Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Partial list of nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A partial list of nominees in the top…

FILE - Various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J, on Oct. 10, 2017. The 2023 Grammy Awards will air live Sunday, Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
The News Bulletin is a winner in multiple categories as the Canadian Community Newspaper Award winners were announced this week for 2020 and 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)

News Bulletin wins 8 national community newspaper awards

Black Lives coverage earns first place for Best Multimedia Feature

The News Bulletin is a winner in multiple categories as the Canadian Community Newspaper Award winners were announced this week for 2020 and 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
Community Living B.C. has recognized Nanaimo’s Michael McLellan for his efforts to build more inclusive communities and leadership opportunities for people with disabilities. (Photo supplied)

WOW award recipient honoured for efforts in building inclusion

Nanaimo’s Michael McLellan recognized by Community Living B.C.

  • Nov 12, 2022
Community Living B.C. has recognized Nanaimo’s Michael McLellan for his efforts to build more inclusive communities and leadership opportunities for people with disabilities. (Photo supplied)
Ladysmith RCMSAR members cited for their rescue efforts a year ago of two men on a fishing boat, from left, include: Phil Kelsey, Ross Hayes, John Oakes and Susan Wisely. (Photo by RCMSAR Station 29 Ladysmith)

Marine search and rescue crew honoured for saving two men from a sinking fishing boat in 2021

Response time was fortunately reduced from already being on the water

Ladysmith RCMSAR members cited for their rescue efforts a year ago of two men on a fishing boat, from left, include: Phil Kelsey, Ross Hayes, John Oakes and Susan Wisely. (Photo by RCMSAR Station 29 Ladysmith)
Each year excavation work causes $2 million in repair costs to Fortis B.C., but Nanaimo-based Granby Bobcat Service Ltd. recently received a Fortis B.C. award for 20 years safe accident-free operation around gas lines. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo excavation company receives award for going 20 years without hitting a gas line

Fortis B.C. recognizes Granby Bobcat Service for its safe digging record

Each year excavation work causes $2 million in repair costs to Fortis B.C., but Nanaimo-based Granby Bobcat Service Ltd. recently received a Fortis B.C. award for 20 years safe accident-free operation around gas lines. (News Bulletin file photo)
Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet restaurant named Canada’s best fine dining experience

Pluvio tops TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best Awards

Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)
BC transit bus runs a route through downtown Victoria. (Hollie Ferguson/VicNews)

BC Transit honoured with 2 awards during annual transit association conference in Montreal

Two awards went to BC Transit’s safety and security and marketing and communications teams

BC transit bus runs a route through downtown Victoria. (Hollie Ferguson/VicNews)
The Camerons: Robert, Carol, Cory, and Roberta. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke resident receives award for saving the lives of both her parents

Roberta Cameron was awarded the Vital Link award in Revelstoke on Oct. 17

The Camerons: Robert, Carol, Cory, and Roberta. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Robbie Jai, left, unit chief for the Parksville Ambulance Station, presents Ed Francoeur, centre, and Tyler Ruel of Port Alberni with Vital Links awards for saving golfer Fred Fredrickson after he collapsed at Alberni Golf Course on Sept. 13, 2020. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Island golfers honoured saving man who went into cardiac arrest on the course

Ed Francoeur, Tyler Ruel saved fellow golfer after he went into cardiac arrest in 2020

Robbie Jai, left, unit chief for the Parksville Ambulance Station, presents Ed Francoeur, centre, and Tyler Ruel of Port Alberni with Vital Links awards for saving golfer Fred Fredrickson after he collapsed at Alberni Golf Course on Sept. 13, 2020. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Sandra Maley, Devon Jones, Kasper, Jenna, and Kiel Mason, Caralea Taylor, and Lauren Barras. Jones was presented with the Vital Link Award on Oct. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke residents receive awards for performing life-saving CPR on baby

Devon Jones and Kirsten Miola were awarded Vital Link Awards for their actions on April 13, 2022

Sandra Maley, Devon Jones, Kasper, Jenna, and Kiel Mason, Caralea Taylor, and Lauren Barras. Jones was presented with the Vital Link Award on Oct. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)