Call for Vancouver Island’s top business and community achievers

Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards is now accepting nominations

The second annual Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards is now accepting nominations.

The awards celebrate Vancouver Island entrepreneurs, executives, managers and professionals in public, private or non-profit sectors.

Nominees are selected based on achievement, experience, innovation, leadership and community involvement, and must have demonstrated excellence in business judgment, leadership and contribution to their communities on a local and regional level.

Awards will be given out in five regions – Victoria and the Capital Region; Cowichan (Malahat to Ladysmith); Nanaimo and Oceanside; Port Alberni and West Coast; and Comox Valley and North Island.

The gala awards show takes place at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay on Feb. 15.

Nominations close Nov. 29.

For information, go to 20under40.ca.

 

Just Posted

Victoria woman accesses healing Burn Fund resources 45 years after injury

Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old and now works as an adult burn survivor advocate

PRIDE on the Barge caps off last Friday of Pride Month

Starting at 5 p.m. with music from Rocksteady

Local grocery store steps up to help resident after Saanich jams her stand

Pepper’s Foods will start selling jams previously sold through roadside stand

Brentwood Bay fruit stand plundered on first day of season

Leeanne and Jack Guthrie dismayed to find money and fruit stolen from roadside stand

Last remaining Victoria Legion faces $100,000 property tax bill

The Trafalgar/ Pro Patria Branch can’t afford to operate with such high taxes

VIDEO: Killer whale steals fisherman’s catch off North Coast

Fishing duel results in eager orca snagging salmon in Prince Rupert

POLL: Do you think the penalty should be increased for tossing a burning cigarette from a vehicle?

With grasslands and forests around Vancouver Island and across B.C. reaching tinder… Continue reading

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of June 25

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Jury now weighs genetic-genealogy case of 1987 double murder of Vancouver Island couple

William Talbot’s lawyer says DNA doesn’t prove murder

PHOTOS: North Island home gutted in fire deemed ‘suspicious’

No injuries reported; firefighters prevented blaze from spreading

Child killed after being hit in driveway on Vancouver Island

The driver of the vehicle remained at the crash scene and is fully cooperating

Eating sandwiches, putting on makeup behind the wheel could land you a fine

RCMP say if you cause an accident while eating you could be penalized

Delta cat severely injured in animal trap was likely stuck for days, owner says

Blu, a three-year-old house cat, suffered severe damage to his hind leg after being stuck in trap for days

Vancouver Island woman assaulted after confronting thief

RCMP warn residents to call for police assistance

Most Read