Order of B.C. honours excellence

The Order of BC are an opportunity to recognize individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement in their particular field.

The Order of British Columbia offers British Columbians a golden 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 2012 Order of British Columbia.  If you know anyone in this community who has truly led by example, I encourage you to nominate them for the Order of British Columbia.  The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., March 10, 2012 but nominations will be accepted up to 5p.m, March 12 due to March 10 falling on a weekend.  An independent Advisory Council, chaired by the Chief Justice of British Columbia will consider nominations.

Since 1990, 317 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.

Nomination forms are available from the Honours and Awards Secretariat in Victoria

(250-356-1105), the Order of BC web site at www.orderofbc.gov.bc.ca, or your nearest Government Agent.

Honours and Awards Secretariat,

P.O. Box 9422, Stn. Prov. Govt, Victoria, BC  V8W 9V1

Or 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.  The process begins with a nomination.

Thank you for making it happen.

Katrine Conroy, MLA Kootenay West