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Mark Gravel recieves the award for Lapointe Engineering
NEWS RELEASE · 10th September 2010
District of Kitimat
The 2010 Kitimat Business Recognition Program judging is complete and the Kitimat Advisory Planning Commission extends congratulations to all this year’s award recipients. The Commission took note of neat, tidy and thoughtfully-landscaped premises. Freshly painted buildings and new plantings also caught the Commission’s collective eye at many of the locations this year.

Eleven businesses have been recognized for their efforts this year. Lapointe Engineering was awarded First Place ‘Overall’, with six other businesses receiving Honourable Mention in this category. JHW Construction was awarded First Place in the ‘Most Improved’ category, with three other businesses receiving Honourable Mention. A complete list of the winning business is provided on the reverse. Through the effort of each merchant, Kitimat’s commercial areas will be an attractive place to work and shop.

The Advisory Planning Commission launched the Recognition Program in 1999 to acknowledge businesses that are a positive example for light industrial development in Service Centre. The expanded Recognition Program gives the Commission the opportunity to recognize the efforts of new and established members of the Kitimat business community in all commercial areas. It is hoped that the high standards set by this year’s honourees will encourage other merchants and land owners to follow suit.


- 2010 RESULTS -


Lapointe Engineering

101 Industries
A & W Restaurant
Caron Electric
Kitimat Lodge
Kitimat Veterinary Hospital
Northern Alps Chalet

JHW Construction

BC Bearings Engineers
Caron Electric
Kitimat Iron and Metal Works

Congratulations to this year’s recipients.
Brian Wakita recieves the award for JHW Contracting.
Brian Wakita recieves the award for JHW Contracting.