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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.

2020 PIBC Awards - Winners Announcement (June 23, 2020)

Due to COVID-19, this year’s PIBC award winners are being announced online with plans for formally celebrating and acknowledging the award winners later on in the year.  It is with great pleasure that PIBC announces the following 2020 winners!

Click here for the 2020 PIBC Awards for Excellence in Planning winners.
Click here for the 2020 PIBC Awards for Individual Achievement winner.

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:

  1. Research & New Directions in Planning
  2. Excellence in Policy Planning - Small Town & Rural Areas
  3. Excellence in Policy Planning - City and Urban Areas
  4. Excellence in Planning Practice - Small Town & Rural Areas
  5. Excellence in Planning Practice - City and Urban Areas

The call for submissions is now closed. Click here for the Awards for Excellence in Planning criteria.


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:

  1. Distinguished Professional Contribution
  2. Leadership in Advocacy & Innovation
  3. Young Professional Leadership

The call for submissions is now closed. Click here for the Awards for Individual Achievement criteria.


Student Awards

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.



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