Category Archives: Awards

Congratulations to the 2024 Wave Award nominees!

By Jane Campbell
April 12, 2024

Pictured top row left to right: Alison Müller, Mariel Dela Cruz, Michaela Davies, Mona Lee, Bulla Islam. Bottom row left to right: Naseam Thorseth, Sherry Sheffman, Stephanie Dunn, Carson Keller,… Read more

Jennifer Wah, 2023 Long Beach Award Winner

By Mona Lee
March 15, 2024

The Long Beach Award recognizes a communicator with a long history as an IABC/BC volunteer with 5+ years of significant, creative contributions to the chapter. The winner of the 2023… Read more

Q&A with 2023 New Navigator Winner Yvonne Anderson

By Jane Campbell
February 27, 2024

Yvonne, pictured left, with Naseam Ahmadi who nominated her for the New Navigator Award. Yvonne Anderson won the 2023 IABC/BC New Navigator Award for her commitment and dedication as an… Read more

Yvonne and Naseam stand together smiling

Jeanette LeBlanc, Gold Quill Award Winner in Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication

By Mona Lee
January 29, 2024

Jeanette LeBlanc and her team were honoured with the Gold Quill Award for building an employer brand platform to raise awareness for careers at BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), part… Read more

A group of five BCEHS employees stand together, smiling

Fraser Health’s Award-Winning Project Looks Inside the ICU During COVID-19

By Mona Lee
January 16, 2024

Fraser Health’s Carrie Stefanson is the winner of the 2023 Gold Quill Award of Merit in Media Relations for the project, “Inside the Intensive Care Unit During COVID-19.”  During the… Read more

Three adults stand side by side and smile at camera

Congratulations to the 2023 Wave Award nominees!

June 2, 2023

The IABC/BC Wave Awards are IABC/BC’s signature awards program, celebrating our chapter’s most exceptional communicators. Congratulations to all the nominees for this year’s Wave Awards and thank you to everyone… Read more

Wave Award 2023

2022 SAIL Award Winner Erica Apacible on what it means to win a Wave Award

April 14, 2023

I’ve been having a pinch-me moment for more than a year now.  My communications career hit the gas in 2020, right when much of the world seemed to come to… Read more

Erica Apacible Wave Award 2022

Winner of the 2021 SAIL Award – Adeline Siaw

By Adeline Siaw
March 19, 2022

Last summer, I was awarded the SAIL Award (Student Advancing in Learning) at the annual Wave Awards. The SAIL Awards is bestowed upon a post-secondary student in communication, marketing or… Read more

5 Things You Need to Know About the Silver Leaf Awards

By Jenna Ross, Content Specialist
June 27, 2019

If you want to know a thing or two about the Silver Leaf Awards, look no further than Fraser Health’s Communications and Public Affairs Team. Together, they’ve won two merit… Read more

Why One of Last Year’s Silver Leaf Award Winners Thinks You Should Apply

By Jenna Ross, Content Specialist
June 19, 2019

Do you like getting recognized for your hard work? Of course you do! That’s why you should apply for the IABC Canada Silver Leaf Awards. Designed to reward communications excellence,… Read more