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CFNR Network – 2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awards Recipient

CFNR Network – 2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awards Recipient

The awardees of the eighth annual BC Aboriginal Business Awards were announced on Friday, September 8 th by Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation (the presenting organization of the awards). We’re pleased to announce that CFNR has been selected as the Aboriginal Business Partnership of the Year!

The honorees will be celebrated at a gala dinner ceremony on October 19, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver where the Honourable John Rustad, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, will present the awards.

“Aboriginal entrepreneurship is vital to ensuring that all British Columbians benefit from our growing economy,” said Premier Christy Clark. “The awards shine a spotlight on the important and expanding role of Aboriginal business in BC while showcasing successful Aboriginal entrepreneurs from across the province.”

The BC Aboriginal Business Awards were launched in 2008 to honour and celebrate business excellence. A total of 15 Aboriginal businesses, entrepreneurs, partnership entities and community-owned enterprises will be recognized at this year’s gala dinner.

2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awardees:

  • Aboriginal – Aboriginal Business Partnership of the Year
    Northern Native Broadcasting (CFNR), Terrace
  • Aboriginal – Industry Business Partnership of the Year
    Tsi Del Del Enterprises Ltd., Chilanko Forks
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
    Defy Hair and Esthetics, Kelowna
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    Alpha-Omega Productions, Kamloops
  • Business of the Year – one-to- two person enterprise
    Big Bear Services Wildlife Monitoring, Moberly Lake
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    4TR Ventures Ltd., North Thompson
  • Business of the Year – three-to- 10 person enterprise
    Callison & Hanna Law, Vancouver
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    Tim Tom Construction, Dawson Creek
  • Business of the Year – 10 or more person enterprise
    Getumdone Contracting Ltd., Houston
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    Tla’amin Convenience Store, Powell River
  • Community-Owned Business of the Year – one entity
    Tk’emlups Petro Canada/Carwash, Kamloops
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    Gitxsan Safety Services Inc., Hazleton
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    Rupert Lawn & Garden, Prince Rupert
  • Community-Owned Business of the Year – two or more entities
    Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group, Fort Langley
  • Outstanding Business Achievement
    Penticton Indian Band Development Corporation, Penticton

About Hazel Anjaria

I am the Multimedia Coordinator and Webmaster For CFNR who also directs, edits and produces video content. I am originally from India, got my broadcasting diploma from London, Ontario and now reside in Terrace BC.

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