Awards

Award winners Kristina Mejica and Mel Cruz, owners of Bestea Chill Out Cafe owners, and their baby Liam Carlisle M. Cruz, attended the awards ceremony for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction 2022 on June 24, 2022. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer bubble tea cafe brings home provincial award

Bestea Chill Out Cafe wins Young Entrepreneur award

 

Red Deer’s annual Mayor’s Recognition Awards were held on Thursday night in front of a large crowd. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer recognizes its outstanding citizens

2022 Mayor’s Recognition Awards recipients announced

 

FILE - Red Deer Rural Restorative Justice Program co-ordinator Debbie Leitch received an Alberta Community Justice Award on June 17, 2022. (Photo contributed)

Central Albertan receives Alberta Community Justice Award

Award ceremony took place at Lacombe Memorial Centre

 

Charlotte Cardin poses for a photograph at the media wall after winning in three different categories during the opening night of the 2022 Juno Awards at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Juno Awards celebrate Avril Lavigne, Deborah Cox and host Simu Liu’s many talents

Charlotte Cardin emerged as the biggest winner of the year with a total of four trophies

Charlotte Cardin poses for a photograph at the media wall after winning in three different categories during the opening night of the 2022 Juno Awards at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Meaghan Bouchard, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Iron Ridge Elementary Campus, has been nominated for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta teacher nominated for national award

Blackfalds teacher recognized for her work in early childhood education

Meaghan Bouchard, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Iron Ridge Elementary Campus, has been nominated for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. (Photo contributed)
Halima Ali, executive director of the Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association, received the Ruby Award - For Women helping Women, from Soroptimist International of Central Alberta. (Photo from Facebook)

Central Alberta club announces award recipients

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta presents six awards

Halima Ali, executive director of the Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association, received the Ruby Award - For Women helping Women, from Soroptimist International of Central Alberta. (Photo from Facebook)
Stefanie Hatala, a Grade 6 teacher at Ponoka Elementary School, was nominated for 2022 Edwin Parr Award. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta school board nominates Grade 6 teacher for award

Ponoka Elementary School nominated for 2022 Edwin Parr Award

Stefanie Hatala, a Grade 6 teacher at Ponoka Elementary School, was nominated for 2022 Edwin Parr Award. (Photo contributed)
FILE - Joni Mitchell arrives at the 2015 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Feb. 7, 2015. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Joni Mitchell, Amy Tan, N. Scott Momaday join arts academy

Academy announces 18 new general members

  • Mar 4, 2022
FILE - Joni Mitchell arrives at the 2015 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Feb. 7, 2015. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
David Foster arrives for the Gala Premiere of the film “David Foster: Off The Record” at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Foster and author Tomson Highway are among the artists in line for Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj

Songwriter David Foster, author Tomson Highway win performing arts awards

2022 laureates to be honoured at two events in Ottawa

David Foster arrives for the Gala Premiere of the film “David Foster: Off The Record” at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Foster and author Tomson Highway are among the artists in line for Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj
Set decorator Shane Vieau holds his Oscar in the Red Chamber at the Nova Scotia legislature in Halifax on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Keith Doucette

Working on ‘Nightmare Alley’ a dream for Canadian Oscar nominees

Saskatoon-born production designer has worked with del Toro several times

Set decorator Shane Vieau holds his Oscar in the Red Chamber at the Nova Scotia legislature in Halifax on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Keith Doucette
FILE - Dolly Parton performs in concert on July 31, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Parton is among this year’s first time nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)

Dolly Parton to host Academy of Country Music Awards

Nominees will be announced next week

  • Feb 4, 2022
FILE - Dolly Parton performs in concert on July 31, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Parton is among this year’s first time nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)
FILE— Actor Jason Bateman arrives at a special screening of “Ozark” Season 2 at Arclight Hollywood on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. Bateman is being feted as 2022 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the first recipient of the award since 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

‘Ozark’s’ Jason Bateman feted as Hasty Pudding Man of Year

Award has been handed out since 1967

  • Feb 3, 2022
FILE— Actor Jason Bateman arrives at a special screening of “Ozark” Season 2 at Arclight Hollywood on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. Bateman is being feted as 2022 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the first recipient of the award since 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Actor Simu Liu poses for photographs on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, at a cinema in west London, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP
Actor Simu Liu poses for photographs on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, at a cinema in west London, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP
This image released by Netflix shows Leonardo DiCaprio in “Don’t Look Up.” (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)

Golden Globe Awards carry on, without stars or a telecast

Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ won several big awards

  • Jan 10, 2022
This image released by Netflix shows Leonardo DiCaprio in “Don’t Look Up.” (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)
Cannes award-winning director Zacharias Kunuk poses for a photo during the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu
Cannes award-winning director Zacharias Kunuk poses for a photo during the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu
This photo provided by Time magazine shows Elon Musk on the cover of the magazine’s Dec. 27 - Jan 3 double issue announcing Musk as their 2021 “Person of the Year.” (Time via AP)

Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” is Elon Musk

Musk recently passed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world’s wealthiest person

  • Dec 14, 2021
This photo provided by Time magazine shows Elon Musk on the cover of the magazine’s Dec. 27 - Jan 3 double issue announcing Musk as their 2021 “Person of the Year.” (Time via AP)
Former professional wrestler Bret Hart discusses the importance of PSA testing for men at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., on March 7, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Bret (Hitman) Hart and Walk of Fame’s Class of 2021 feted at gala to air Friday night

Class of 2021 also includes Keanu Reeves, Graham Greene and more

Former professional wrestler Bret Hart discusses the importance of PSA testing for men at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., on March 7, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE - Event signage appears above the red carpet at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce nominations to the 79th Golden Globes, early Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Golden Globes announce nominations to a skeptical Hollywood

Golden Globes announce nominations to a skeptical Hollywood

FILE - Event signage appears above the red carpet at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce nominations to the 79th Golden Globes, early Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
The Reklaws at the Juno Awards in London, Ont., Sunday, March 17, 2019. The Reklaws, from Cambridge, Ont., lead the artist categories with six nominations for this year’s Canadian Country Music Association Awards on Monday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Reklaws at the Juno Awards in London, Ont., Sunday, March 17, 2019. The Reklaws, from Cambridge, Ont., lead the artist categories with six nominations for this year’s Canadian Country Music Association Awards on Monday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
FILE - Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Oct. 10, 2017. The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for its 64th Grammy Awards on Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Grammy nominations to be announced after sweeping changes

Shift comes after The Weeknd called the Grammys ‘corrupt’

  • Nov 23, 2021
FILE - Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Oct. 10, 2017. The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for its 64th Grammy Awards on Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)