Community Awards

The Community Awards began in 2016 under the direction of Council and are awarded at the end of every year based on nominations and criteria that were approved by Council. These awards are a great opportunity to recognize the dedicated citizens and businesses that help build our community.

The City of Dawson Creek values the efforts of individuals and businesses who have significantly contributed to the community of Dawson Creek in the following categories: Youth, Entrepreneur, Business, Citizen, and Inclusive Workplace.

Below are the 2019 Award Winners and Nominees:

Youth of the Year 

  • Hannah Legault (winner)

sponsored by the Dawson Creek CO-OP

Entrepreneur of the Year

  •  Margriet Abbey, Abbey Law Corporation (winner)
  • Carina Wingerak, World Financial Group – Dawson Creek

sponsored by Community Futures Peace Liard

Business of the Year 

  • Charmed Beauty Salon
  • Corlanes Sporting Goods (winner)
  • DC Recycling
  • Faking Sanity
  • Peace Country Toyota
  • RBC – Dawson Creek
  • SL Enterprizes
  • Tiger Office Plus
  • Tower Therapy

sponsored by the Dawson Creek & District Chamber of Commerce

Citizen of the Year

  • Arlene Delawsky
  • Connie Schmakeit (winner)
  • Jacqueline Janssen
  • Meredith Thornton
  • Michelle Dempsey Rolls
  • Wendy Davies

sponsored by the City of Dawson Creek

Inclusive Workplace of the Year

  • Faking Sanity (winner)
  • Fitness 4 Life

sponsored by the Dawson Creek Society for Community Living

For previous winners, nominees, and sponsors, click on the links below:

2019 Winners

2018 Winners

2017 Winners

2016 Winners

For more information, please contact the Communications Clerk at  250.784.3632.