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Order of British Columbia 2021 inductees include Dr. Bonnie Henry, artist Joe Average, Chief Joe Alphonse, and more

Chief Joe Alphonse, Vancouver Chinatown Foundation cofounder and chair Carol A. Lee, and B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry are among the 16 appointees to the Order of British Columbia in 2021. (Photo credit: The Georgia Straight)
Chief Joe Alphonse, Vancouver Chinatown Foundation cofounder and chair Carol A. Lee, and B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry are among the 16 appointees to the Order of British Columbia in 2021. (Photo credit: The Georgia Straight)

The latest appointees to B.C.’s highest honour span the fields of art and culture, business and finance, food, health, law, science, and more. 

Today (August 2), British Columbia’s Lt. Gov. Janet Austin announced the 16 inductees to the Order of British Columbia. These recipients of the honour were chosen from 257 British Columbians who were nominated.

“”Their extraordinary leadership has been a source of strength for communities across the province,” Austin, who is chancellor of the order, stated in a news release. “In difficult times, they have connected us through art, culture, public service, and more. As we move with optimism toward the future, their achievements will be a foundation of success for future generations.”

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