PIBC annually recognizes the professional work and individual accomplishments of members across British Columbia and Yukon through its awards and recognition programs. The PIBC Awards Committee has developed the various awards categories to reflect the diverse range of excellent planning work undertaken across British Columbia and Yukon.
2021 PIBC Awards - Winners Announcement (June 17, 2021)
Due to COVID-19, this year’s PIBC Award winners were announced online on Thursday, June 17th, during the PIBC 2021 Annual Conference – North of Normal (June 15-18).
Click here to view the PIBC 2021 Awards for Excellence in Planning presentation.
About the Awards Program
The Institute’s Awards program includes the following types of awards:
Awards for Excellence in Planning
These awards honour the best in professional planning work undertaken by members in communities and regions across British Columbia and Yukon in five categories:
- Research & New Directions in Planning
- Excellence in Policy Planning - Small Town & Rural Areas
- Excellence in Policy Planning - City and Urban Areas
- Excellence in Planning Practice - Small Town & Rural Areas
- Excellence in Planning Practice - City and Urban Areas
The call for submissions closed on March 5, 2021. Click here to learn more about the Awards for Excellence in Planning.
Awards for Individual Achievement
These awards recognizes the efforts of individual PIBC members and is based on the impact of a nominee's work and personal commitment to planning and the effect that they have in their community and within the planning profession in three categories:
- Distinguished Professional Contribution
- Leadership in Advocacy & Innovation
- Young Professional Leadership
The call for submissions closed on March 5, 2021. Click here to learn more about the Awards for Individual Achievement.
In recognition of the work of Student members and their contribution as future planning professionals, PIBC supports a range of awards and funding opportunities for Student members. As part of the Institute’s ongoing commitment to nurturing excellence in future professional planners, and to supporting Student members, PIBC has established specific awards and financial support mechanisms for Student members in good standing enrolled at Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) Recognized Planning Schools and/or Programs in British Columbia and Yukon.
Click here for information on PIBC's Student Awards and funding opportunities for Student members.