Recent Award Winners

The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence in Planning and Awards for Individual Achievement. The 2018 winners were formally presented at the PIBC 2018 Annual Conference – The Game Plan – on Thursday, May 31st, at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC.

It is with great pleasure that PIBC announced the following 2018 winners in their respective categories:

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2018 PIBC Awards for Excellence in Planning & Individual Achievement Winners

Excellence in Planning Practice  - City & Urban Areas

GOLD WINNER - Capital Regional District for People Power: The Active Transportation and Healthy Communities Program

SILVER WINNER - City of New Westminster for New Westminster Infill Housing Program

 

Excellence in Planning Practice - Small Town & Rural Areas

GOLD WINNER - BC Transit for The Planning & Implementation of Inter-Community Transit Services on Highway 16

SILVER WINNER - District of Kitimat & Urban Systems for Minette Bay Concept Plan

 

Excellence in Policy Planning - City & Urban Areas

GOLD WINNER - City of Surrey for Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) Strategic Plan

SILVER WINNER - City of New Westminster for New Westminster Official Community Plan

 

Excellence in Policy Planning - Small Town & Rural Areas

GOLD WINNER - Town of Ladysmith, Stz’uminus First Nation & DIALOG for Waterfront Area Plan: ltst uw’hw-nuts' ul-wum - We Are Working As One

SILVER WINNER - Town of Creston for Town of Creston's Offficial Community Plan: Freshly Picked Future

 

Research & New Directions

GOLD WINNER - Plassurban & BC Housing for Zero to One Hundred: Planning for an Aging Population

SILVER WINNER - District of Squamish, Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd., Arlington Group Planning + Architecture Inc. & SNC-Lavalin for Squamish Integrated Flood Hazard Management Plan

HONOURABLE MENTION - Whistler Centre for Sustainability for A Scan of Leading Practices in Affordable Housing in Small Communities

 

Individual Achievement – Distinguished Professional Contribution

Susan Hallatt, MCIP, RPP from Victoria, BC.

 

Individual Achievement – Leadership in Advocacy & Innovation

Beverly Grieve MCIP, RPP from Coquitlam, BC.

 

2018 Annual Student Fellowship Awards

From Vancouver Island University – Aaron Dixon for A New-Urbanist Approach to the Last-Mile Issues' Facing Freight Delivery 


Congratulations to all our PIBC 2018 Award Winners!

CLICK HERE to download the official media release.