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Order of BC nominations open

Nominations for the province’s highest recognition of excellence and lifetime achievement - the Order of British Columbia for 2012 - are now  being accepted.

“The Order of British Columbia is the province’s most prestigious accolade and is an official part of the Canadian Honours system,” said Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor and Chancellor of the Order of British Columbia.

To submit a candidate’s name and biographical information, nominators are asked to complete the OBC nomination form. These can be obtained by:

• Downloading the form from the website: www.orderofbc.gov.bc.ca

• Requesting the form from any government agent office, or from the Honours and Awards Secretariat office at 250 387-1616.

Nominations for the Order of British Columbia will be accepted at the Secretariat’s office (1st floor, 548 Michigan St., Victoria  V8V 1S2) until 5 p.m., March 10, 2012.

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