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General News · 3rd October 2013
Greg Osoba
From the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia.

October 2013
eNews Special Edition

Congratulations Carol Newell, 2013 Land Champion

Carol Newell is a social entrepreneur and philanthropist who has empowered BC communities to conserve millions of hectares of land. Ms. Newell's innovative approach to philanthropy and investment has provided BC residents with a lasting legacy through her work in conserving land of high ecological, cultural and recreational value.

The Real Estate Foundation is proud to name her as the 2013 Land Champion.

2013 Land Awards Finalists

The selection committee chose eight finalists for the 2013 Land Awards. The winners will be announced at the Land Awards Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver on Friday, October 25th.

Non-profit Sector
Kin Park Youth Urban Farm - Cowichan Green Community Society
Recycled Shipping Container Housing - Atira Women's Resource Society
Shifting Growth - Shifting Growth Garden Society

Public Sector
Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund - Regional District of East Kootenay
Solar Colwood - City of Colwood
Frequent Transit Development Areas - Metro Vancouver

Private Sector
Net Positive Housing Project - Lanefab Design/Build
Tinhorn Creek Compost Project - Tinhorn Creek Vineyards
Click here to see the full list of finalists.