Winners for Excellence in Planning
The 2023 PIBC Awards winners were announced and recognized during the PIBC 2023 Annual Conference - It Takes A Village (May 30 - June 2, 2023) in Sun Peaks, BC.
It was with great pleasure that PIBC announced the following 2023 winners for Excellence in Planning in their respective categories, including the new Enduring Planning Performance award.
AWARDS FOR ENDURING PLANNING PERFORMANCE
- Gold: Canada Lands Company, City of Chilliwack, MVH Urban Planning & Design, and Ankenman Associates Architects Inc. – Garrison Crossing
- Silver: City of Richmond – Richmond City Centre Area Plan
AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PLANNING PRACTICE - CITY & URBAN AREAS
- Gold: City of New Westminster and BC Poverty Reduction Coalition – Community Action Network - Transforming Planning Practice Through an Innovative Partnership to Engage People with Lived and Living Experience
- Silver: EcoPlan and City of Vancouver – Sea2City Design Challenge
AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PLANNING PRACTICE - SMALL TOWN & RURAL AREAS
- Gold: MVH Urban Planning & Design, City of Grand Forks, Bluerock Planning, Selkirk Planning & Design, Rynic, Amy Clarke Consulting, and LARCH Landscape Architecture – Grand Forks OCP Update + Implementation Projects: The Three in One Plan
- Silver: O2 Planning & Design and City of Mission – Mission Waterfront Revitalization Master Plan
- Honourable Mention: Tsawwassen First Nation – Connecting to Our Roots Through cə̓lisələm
- Honourable Mention: Village of Masset and Urban Systems – Main Street Vision & Action Plan
AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN POLICY PLANNING - CITY & URBAN AREAS
- Gold: City of Nanaimo and LANARC – City Plan - Nanaimo ReImagined
- Silver: City of Burnaby – HOME: Burnaby's Housing + Homelessness Strategy
AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN POLICY PLANNING - SMALL TOWN & RURAL AREAS
- Gold: Resort Municipality of Whistler – Whistler Accessibility Action Plan
- Silver: City of Salmon Arm and Urban Systems – Connect Salmon Arm: City of Salmon Arm’s Active Transportation Network Plan
AWARDS FOR RESEARCH & NEW DIRECTIONS IN PLANNING
- Gold: TransLink and Urban Systems – Rapid Implementation Design Guide for Bikeways in Metro Vancouver
- Silver: Cowichan Valley Regional District and Kerr Wood Leidal – Cowichan Lake – Forecasting Future Regulatory Boundaries in Light of Climate Change
- Honourable Mention: Resilience Planning Ltd. and Aboriginal Housing Management Association – Data Collection Framework and Recommendations for a BC Strategy for Indigenous Peoples Experiencing Homelessness
Congratulations to this year’s PIBC Awards winners!
- Click here to read the PIBC 2023 Awards article in Planning West magazine.
- Click here to read the PIBC 2023 Awards press release.
- Click here to watch the PIBC 2023 Awards presentation video.
Past PIBC Awards Winners
Click on the links below to learn more about past PIBC Awards winners and their projects and achievements.