Jason and Lindsay Dault, uses a smoker (which calms the bees), as they check the honey in one of their bee hives at their Urban Bee Honey Farm property. The farm is up for two Crystal Awards for Business Excellence. (Don Denton photography)

Nominations are in for Saanich Peninsula’s annual business awards

Awards presented Oct. 18 during Butchart Gardens event

The best in local business will be recognized this month, as finalists are in for the Crystal Awards for Business Excellence.

Sponsored by the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, the Crystal Awards are handed out each year to businesses — large and small — in categories such as Green Business of the Year, Employer of the Year, New Business of the Year — as well as the coveted Business of the Year for organizations from one to 15 employees and those with 16-plus employees.

RELATED: Saanich Peninsula businesses recognized during annual Crystal Awards (2017)

Up for Business of the Year (1-15 employees), sponsored by Telus PureFibre: Category 12 Brewing and Pacific Ridge Landscapes.

Business of the Year (16-plus employees), sponsored by Island Savings: All Care Canada and Titan Boats.

Not-For-Profit Organization of the Year, sponsored by Casman Properties: Peninsula Medical and Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank.

Contribution to the Community, sponsored by Flader Chartered Professional Accountant and Peggy Yelland & Associates: All Care Canada and Hughesman Morris CPA.

Green Business of the Year, sponsored by Peninsula News Review: Focus Hair Design, Pacifica Real Estate

Entrepreneurial Spirit, sponsored by Camosun/UVic Co-op & Career programs: McTavish Academy of Art and Urban Bee Honey Farm.

New Business, Product or Service of the Year, sponsored by Hughesman Morris CPA: Trich Analytics and Urban Bee Honey Farm.

Employer of the Year, sponsored by Bottle Depot, BMT Group, Coastal Heat Pumps: All Care Canada and Bayshore Home Health.

Outstanding Customer Service, sponsored by Victoria Airport Authority: All Care Canada and RV Rent Vancouver Island

The awards are presented at Blue Poppy Restaurant, Butchart Gardens during an Oct. 18 event.



c.vanreeuwyk@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Vancouver Island man runs 500 km for anti-trophy hunting campaign

The 13-day run saw Giordano Corlazzoli run nearly a marathon a day

Travel tips for passing through the Victoria airport this holiday season

It may be small in size but Victoria International Airport was voted one of the top 10 busiest in Canada

Taxpayer watchdog treats Victoria to candy cane awards

Grumpy Taxpayer$ honours councillors and boards who helped with transparency in 2018

Oak Bay council discusses heritage status, sewer and water rates

Every motion was passed unanimously without discussion, except the sewer user charge bylaw

Heavy rain spurs public health advisory for Greater Victoria beaches

Wastewater along shoreline may pose a health risk

Miniature Christmas Land is back in Saanich

Local family continues to open intense Christmas-themed basement to public

POLL: Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

The rain Vancouver Island is famous for is coming down in buckets,… Continue reading

Manhunt continues for France shooter

Suspected gunman named, had long police record

‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Shining’ added to National Film Registry

“These cinematic treasures must be protected because they document our history, culture, hopes and dreams.”

B.C. Lions hire DeVone Claybrooks as head coach

Former Stampeders DC succeeds CFL legend Wally Buono

France shooting: 2 dead, several wounded in Strasbourg

A world-famous Christmas market was put on lock down on Tuesday

Canadian warship witnesses possible violations of North Korea sanctions

Crew members on HMCS Calgary took photos and collected other information

Christine Sinclair named Canadian Women’s player of the year again

This is the 14th time Sinclair has been named player of the year

Most Read