Recent Award Winners

The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) was excited to formally present the 2017 Award Winners at the PIBC 2017 Annual Conference – Equilibrium – on Thursday, June 1st, at the Prince George Civic Centre in Prince George, BC.

It is with great pleasure that PIBC announced the following 2017 winners in their respective categories:
(Click on the award winner's links for a summary of their project)

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2017 PIBC Awards for Excellence in Planning & Individual Achievement Winners

Excellence in Policy Planning (Small Town & Rural Areas)

SILVER
* Refresh Downtown Campbell River – City of Campbell River

Excellence in Policy Planning (City & Urban Areas)

GOLD
* Abbotsforward - City of Abbotsford, DIALOG & Toderian UrbanWorks 

SILVER
* Burnaby Environmental Sustainability Strategy - City of Burnaby, Golder Associates, Integral Group & MODUS
* Surrey Sustainability Charter 2.0 - City of Surrey

Excellence in Planning Practice (Small Town & Rural Areas)

SILVER
* Qualicum Beach Waterfront Master Plan - Town of Qualicum Beach & SNC-Lavalin

Excellence in Planning Practice (City & Urban Areas)

GOLD
* Moodyville Neighbourhood-Wide Rezoning Initiative - City of North Vancouver

Research & New Directions in Planning

GOLD
* Housing & Transportation Cost Burden Study - Metro Vancouver

SILVER
* Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy: Regional Assessment of Flood Vulnerabilities (Project 2) - Fraser Basin Council, Arlington Group Planning + Architecture Inc. & Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

Individual Achievement – Distinguished Professional Contribution
* Dr. Pamela Shaw MCIP, RPP

Individual Achievement – Leadership in Advocacy & Innovation
* Andy Yan MCIP, RPP

2017 Annual Student Fellowship Awards
* UBC School of Community & Regional Planning - Cail Smith for Bicycle Storage in Multifamily Housing

* UNBC School of Environmental Planning - Rebecca Delorey for Collaborative Natural Resource Management: A Case Study of Forestry Sector Operations on Nadleh Whut’en First Nation Territory

* SFU School of Resource & Environmental Management (Planning) - Michelle Vandermoor for Seeing Through a Sustainability Lens: Lessons from Resource and Environmental Planning

Congratulations again to our 2017 Award winners!

For more details on our 2017 winners and their projects, click on the award winners' links above.