Community Awards

Dawson Creek Community Awards 2017


2017 winners and nominees for each category:  

Youth of the Year

  • Jayden Mayoh (2017 winner)
  • Jaden Ford
  • Braxton Goldade
  • Layla Hingley


Business of the Year

  • Dawson Creek Co-op (2017 winner)
  • SL Enterprises
  • Uniglobe
  • Peace Energy Cooperative


Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Jessica Holland (2017 winner)
  • Claudette Huber
  • Synthia Lavallie


Citizen of the Year

  • Jacqueline Janssen (2017 winner)
  • Synthia Lavallie
  • Stew & Marg Flinn
  • Crystal Robar
  • Dale Bumstead
  • Candace Zrymiak
  • Meredith Thornton




Citizen of the Year:

  • Nominee is actively involved in community work and/or service clubs outside of their place of employment or educational facility
  • Nominee has had a positive impact in the community
  • Nominee has demonstrated a personal commitment to the benefit of the community
  • Nominee has performed an outstanding achievement or act of heroism
  • The community has benefited from this person’s involvement
  • Nominee has overcome significant personal adversity
  • Nominee has positive and inspiring personal attributes that serve to encourage others


Youth of the Year:

  • Nominees must be under 19 years of age and the nomination would be based on the same criteria as Citizen of the Year.


Business of the Year:

  • Excellence/Leadership in field of expertise
  • Business growth (increased sales, profitability and expansion)
  • Increased employment and sound employee relations
  • Customer Service/Quality
  • Innovation/Research & Development (marketing, product development, environmental responsibility or technological advances)
  • Community/Charitable Involvement
  • Use of local resources (utilizing educational institutions, natural resources, goods, services, etc.)


Entrepreneur of the Year:

  • All nominees must live or work in the Dawson Creek area.
  • The entrepreneur must be the key person responsible for the success and growth of a Dawson Creek-based company.




For more information please contact Lindsey Borek at or 250.784.3617