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8th Annual BC Care Awards: Wrap Up

What an evening it was! Last Monday evening, the 8th Annual BC Care Awards ceremony was our first event to welcome so many to celebrate together in person, and it was an emotional celebration. Minister of Health Adrian Dix once again took to the podium to kick off the evening with heartfelt remarks. Several MLAs […]

B.C. government proclaims March 1st as BC Seniors’ Care Providers Day

6th annual provincial proclamation recognizes workforce of over 50,000 March 1, 2022 (Victoria, B.C.): In recognition of the thousands of workers who take care of B.C. seniors every day, the Province of British Columbia has proclaimed March 1st, 2022 as BC Seniors Care Providers Day. A copy of the Proclamation signed by B.C. Lieutenant Governor Hon. […]

Broadcaster Lynda Steele awarded as BCCPA’s inaugural Family Champion of the Year

8th Annual BC Care Awards ceremony happens Feb. 28th in Victoria Burnaby, B.C. (February 17, 2022) – BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) announces that the recipient of its first-ever Family Champion of the Year Award is longtime broadcaster Lynda Steele. The Family Champion of the Year is one of six categories for the 8th Annual BC […]

Join us for the 8th Annual BC Care Awards in Victoria

Our February 28th in-person ceremony will abide all Public Health requirements Last week B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced that some COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted by B.C. Family Day, Feb. 21, 2022. As well, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam has reported that cases of the Omicron variant have peaked […]

Congratulations, Dave Cheperdak! Winner of the Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence Award

BC Care Providers Association is delighted to announce Dave Cheperdak as the winner of this year’s Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence Award. As of June 2021 Dave Cheperdak is the now retired CEO of Broadmead Care located in the Island Health region, after providing exemplary leadership in the Broadmead care community for 17 years. Our Events […]

Congratulations, Ionel Prodan! Winner of the Safety Champion Award

BC Care Providers Association congratulates Ionel Prodan on receiving this year’s Safety Champion Award. Ionel Prodan is a Maintenance Worker at Good Samaritan Canada’s Victoria Heights located in New Westminster. He is originally from Romania but has settled in Canada for 29 years. His colleagues describe him as an individual with a great capacity who […]

Congratulations, Courtney Merrells! Winner of the BC Care Provider of the Year award (Assisted Living category)

BC Care Providers Association congratulates Courtney Merrells as this year’s winner of the Care Provider of the Year Award in Assisted Living! Courtney Merrells is the General Manager of Parkside Community based in the Interior Health region. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Courtney has displayed resilience through her tremendous effort in supporting her team through adversity. Despite facing […]