Miriam Popma of Duncan, a graduate in Vancouver Island University’s Professional Baking and Pastry Arts program was awarded VIU’s Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medal at convocation ceremonies Friday, June 20.
Ladysmith’s Diana Carter is being inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame. Carter won her first start in 1962 over a field of 19 men and over the next five years she won 40 trophies.
Cowichan Green Community announced the winners of its Green Superhero Awards June 17. Sandy McPherson took home the top prize in the individual category, while Queen Margaret’s School won top honours in the youth category. Accolades went to One Cowichan in the team category.