Nominations open for Order of British Columbia

The Order of British Columbia offers British Columbians an opportunity to recognize outstanding individuals.

The Order of British Columbia offers British Columbians an opportunity to take part in the public recognition of individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and distinction in their particular fields of endeavour.

Nominations are now being received for the 2014 Order of British Columbia.  If you know anyone in this community who has truly led by example, nominate them for the Order of British Columbia.

Nominations must be received by the first Friday in March to be considered this year. Nominations received after this will be included in the selection process for the next calendar year.

An independent Advisory Council, chaired by the Chief Justice of British Columbia will consider nominations.

Since 1990, 345 British Columbians from all walks of life and many regions of the province have received the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest award, including Harry McWatters from Summerland and Hart Buckendahl from Penticton.

Nomination forms are available from the Honours and Awards Secretariat in Victoria (250-387-1616), or online at www.orderofbc.gov.bc.ca.

Honours and Awards Secretariat, P.O. Box 9422, Stn. Prov. Govt., Victoria, BC  V8W 9V1. Phone 250-387-1616. Fax 250-356-2814.

Here is your opportunity to participate in the appointment of deserving British Columbians to the Order of British Columbia.