Archive of posts tagged "awards"

Social Media Awards in Vancouver for Students and Business

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The Social Media Awards are a new campaign aimed to shine a spotlight on students and businesses that are making a difference in the online realm. They are a product of the Social Media Network which is comprised of university students, industry professionals, and recent graduates from various BC post secondary institutions with the goal […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2013: Nominations Open

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Nominations are now open for the 2013 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards in Vancouver. This is the 30th anniversary of the awards which celebrate women in various fields who have inspired, educated, and paved the way for future generations. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Since 1984, the awards have paid tribute to 374 outstanding […]

Best of Vancouver 2012 Georgia Straight: Thank You!

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The Georgia Straight released their Best of Vancouver issue this morning, sharing the results of their annual public poll about their readers’ favourite (and maybe not-so-favourite) things about our city. I would like to thank everyone who voted for me as the Best Local Twitterer, a title which I am proud to claim for the […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame 2012 Honoured Members Reception

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This evening the BC Sports Hall of Fame hosted a reception for its Honoured Members and Class of 2012 inductees. Seated in the Hall of Champions, the new inductees were among family and friends as their achievements were recognized ahead the 44th annual Banquet of Champions at the Vancouver Convention Centre that will take place […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting nine individuals this month in the categories of athlete, team, builder, media, pioneer, and W.A.C. Bennett. Athletes Ashleigh McIvor (ski cross) As an English student at UBC in 2003, Whistler’s Ashleigh McIvor wrote an essay that she later sent to the IOC arguing that ski cross […]

Jessie Awards 2012: Live Blog

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The 30th Annual Jessie Richardson Awards for theatre in Vancouver are upon us as stars of local stages flock to the Commodore Ballroom. Nominees were announced back in May and the season will culminate with awards presentations tonight. I will be covering the awards ceremony for the third year in a row, providing photos, quotes, […]