Awards

FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Black Press Media winners shine at B.C. and Yukon journalism awards

Publications received nods in dozens of categories

FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
2020 Juno Awards nominees were announced on Jan. 28, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Pop singer Lights, Ewan Currie of Sheepdogs among Juno Awards presenters

Dallas Smith, Felix Cartal and Nuela Charles nominated for big awards

2020 Juno Awards nominees were announced on Jan. 28, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

Her 2018 documentary segment Highway Mike uncovers the opioid crisis in Harlem, New York

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award
Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

‘Be Ready’ feature garners award nomination for Black Press Media’s Greater Victoria team

Victoria reporter among three ‘new journalist of the year’ winners

Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Get ready to hear a Mighty roar at the Capital Ballroom

Get ready to hear a Mighty roar at the Capital Ballroom

Polaris Prize-winning rapper and hip hop artist Haviah Mighty plays Victoria on March 1

Get ready to hear a Mighty roar at the Capital Ballroom
Lorne Frame received the National Order of the Legion of Honour for his time in France during the Second World War. (Sarah Schuchard/News Staff)

Victoria veteran receives the National Order of the Legion of Honour

Lorne Frame was pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War

Lorne Frame received the National Order of the Legion of Honour for his time in France during the Second World War. (Sarah Schuchard/News Staff)
Saanich Coun. Zac de Vries (left to right), Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes and Colwood Mayor Rob Martin attended the 2020 Small Business BC award gala in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy Fred Haynes)

Saanich wins 2020 Small Business BC award at Vancouver gala

‘Saanich is definitely open for business,’ mayor says

Saanich Coun. Zac de Vries (left to right), Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes and Colwood Mayor Rob Martin attended the 2020 Small Business BC award gala in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy Fred Haynes)
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta

Alessia Cara to host and perform at 2020 Juno Awards

Multi-platinum Canadian singer-songwriter also up for six awards, including Artist of the Year

  • Jan 28, 2020
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta
Chief Const. Del Manak (left) stands with three of his officers: Const. Tristan Williams, Const. Kelsi Yoxall and Const. Kevin Nystedt who each received awards of valour from Lt.-gov. Janet Austin on Nov. 21. (Twitter/ChiefManak)

Three VicPD officers honoured with award of valour from Lieutenant Governor

The officers were among 114 BC law enforcement member recognized for bravery and dedication

Chief Const. Del Manak (left) stands with three of his officers: Const. Tristan Williams, Const. Kelsi Yoxall and Const. Kevin Nystedt who each received awards of valour from Lt.-gov. Janet Austin on Nov. 21. (Twitter/ChiefManak)
Elaine Bayles, educational assistant at Glanford Middle School, has been nominated for a Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (Black Press File Photo)

Saanich teacher finalist for Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education

Elaine Bayles of Glanford middle school nominated for the Outstanding Support-Teaching Assistant award

Elaine Bayles, educational assistant at Glanford Middle School, has been nominated for a Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (Black Press File Photo)
Tristan Pakosh is proud of the work he does through the program and is grateful for the guidance he’s received. (Courtesy Tristan Pakosh)

Local student does 100 volunteer hours in one month, earns civic service award

Tristan Pakosh received a Victoria police award for his work

Tristan Pakosh is proud of the work he does through the program and is grateful for the guidance he’s received. (Courtesy Tristan Pakosh)
Donald Krusel (left), John MacFarlane, Jane McIvor, Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, Edward Wahl and Robin Inglis were recipients of the Beaver Medals in 2018 (File contributed/Maritime Museum of B.C.)

Maritime Museum takes nominations for top B.C. mariners

Beaver Medals go out to those making outstanding achievements in the marine sector

Donald Krusel (left), John MacFarlane, Jane McIvor, Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, Edward Wahl and Robin Inglis were recipients of the Beaver Medals in 2018 (File contributed/Maritime Museum of B.C.)
Janelle Morrison is a Victoria athlete who suffered a terrible accident in 2010 that had doctors tell her she wouldn’t walk. Now a yoga teacher, Morrison wants to offer other women an award for rebuilding themselves after hardship (File contributed/ Janelle Morrison)

Athlete who survived head-on collision offers GameChanger award for women

Victoria woman competed in an Ironman two years after doctors told her she wouldn’t walk

Janelle Morrison is a Victoria athlete who suffered a terrible accident in 2010 that had doctors tell her she wouldn’t walk. Now a yoga teacher, Morrison wants to offer other women an award for rebuilding themselves after hardship (File contributed/ Janelle Morrison)