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.
The Community Awards involve a three-week nomination period, followed by a three-week voting period.
2020 Community Awards
The 2020 Community Awards are now over. The winners were announced via Facebook live on December 14, 2020. Thank you to everyone that participated.
Youth of the Year: Sponsored by Dawson Creek Co-op
Winner: Kendyl Stark
Nominees: Gwen Hawkins
Entrepreneur of the Year: Sponsored by Community Futures Peace Liard
Winner: Whittley Hodak
Business of the Year: Sponsored by The Dawson Creek and District Chamber of Commerce
Winner: Cafe’ No. 9
Nominees: Dawson Creek Medical Clinic, Community Futures Peace Liard, Mountainview Safety Services
Citizen of the Year: Sponsored by The City of Dawson Creek
Winner: Dr. Remi Oyedeji
Nominees: Meredith Thornton, Stephanie Goudie, Rod Cork, Karen Wozniak
Inclusive Workplace of the Year: Sponsored by the Dawson Creek Society for Community Living
Winner: Dawson Creek Art Gallery
For previous winners, nominees, and sponsors, click on the links below:
For more information, please contact the Communications Clerk at 250.784.3632.