Recognize community volunteers with award nomination

Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards are open to individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations

Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl is encouraging the community to nominate special volunteers for a Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award.

The award is open to individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations that make exceptional voluntary contributions.

“Volunteers make an enormous difference in the lives of people in our community every day. The Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards are a way of recognizing the outstanding volunteers among us,” said Strahl.

The Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards consist of 17 awards in total: 15 regional awards – three awards for each of the five regions across Canada (Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, the Prairies, British Columbia and the North), and two national awards.

Recipients are recognized at an award ceremony and chose an eligible not-for-profit organization to receive a grant for $5,000 (regional award) or $10,000 (national award).

The call for nominations is open until May 9.

For more information and to submit a nomination, visit: www.pm.gc.ca/PMVA.

Just Posted

Manning ski operations open late Nov.

Let it snow (if you like snow sports).

Chilliwack trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’

Barry Neufeld published the comments on his Facebook page, contradicting board policy

Hope ER patients will receive care in mobile unit as ER undergoes renovations

The Fraser Canyon Hospital’s ER will close for five to six weeks for installation of a new machine.

Explosives clear the way for salmon at Othello Tunnels

It was a group effort involving government and private organizations.

Search near Ashcroft for missing Prince George woman called off

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

Sales are expected to continue into the New Year

B.C. NDP convention set for Victoria

Premier, federal leader Jagmeet Singh to add energy

Silver Creek farm search expands north

RCMP were seen collecting evidence three kilometres north of the farm where human remains were found

Manning ski operations open late Nov.

Let it snow (if you like snow sports).

Development cost charges could triple in parts of Metro Vancouver under new proposal

Utilities commission chair says rates aren’t keeping up with growth

Chilliwack homeless camp dismantled on Monday

Mostly co-operative group emerged from the woods with possessions and dispersed

B.C. couple hope boat drone becomes first to cross Atlantic

Colin and Julie Angus of Victoria to have drone collect environmental data en route

Hope ER patients will receive care in mobile unit as ER undergoes renovations

The Fraser Canyon Hospital’s ER will close for five to six weeks for installation of a new machine.

B.C. casino accused of illegal activity follows rules: operator

B.C. had launched review after concerns about money laundering at River Rock casino in Richmond

Most Read