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British Columbians have made their voices heard by nominating the best places and people in BC. After hundreds of nominations, the field has been narrowed and we’ve got an exceptional list of finalists. Now it’s it’s time for the final voting round!

Your vote could win you one of five two-night stays at luxury resorts throughout BC, courtesy of backyardbc. What better way to really get to know your province?

Readers and finalists are invited to vote up to once a day until July 12 to help determine this year’s “BC’s Best” winners in each category. Prize winners will be announced on July 29, just in time for a beautiful BC Day long weekend.


View the 2012 winners!

Vancouver & Lower Mainland 
Vancouver Island
Interior BC
Northern BC

Prize Details

By submitting your nominations, you'll be entered to win one of five two-night stays at these luxury resorts:

1-TNM-from-the-water.jpgTigh-Na-Mara (Vancouver Island)
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre, located in beautiful Parksville, is an all-season destination resort offering elegant accommodations, award winning dining, a full service spa and the largest resort conference and meeting facilities north of Victoria. This prize includes a two-night stay in a Spa Bungalow Suite.

Kokanee Springs Resort (Crawford Bay)2-Kokanee-Springs.jpg
Kokanee Springs Resort is one of Canada's finest championship 18-hole courses, offering comfortable accommodations and spectacular views of the Kokanee Glacier, the Selkirk Mountain Range and Kootenay Lake. This prize includes a two-night stay in the Kokanee Lodges.

3-Regency-galiano.jpgGaliano Oceanfront Inn & Spa (Galiano Island)
Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa is located on beautiful Galiano Island, just a short ferry ride from Vancouver. The ultimate in relaxation, every room has a wood-burning fireplace and ocean view. This prize includes a two-night stay and Smart Car rental.

April Point Resort & Spa (Quadra Island)4-April-Point.jpg
April Point Resort & Spa brings you into the heart of BC’s coastal paradise, where breathtaking scenery, vibrant marine life and the laid-back pace of the islands come together to create an incredible vacation on beautiful Quadra Island. Just a short water shuttle ride from Campbell River on Vancouver Island, this prize includes a two-night stay in a guest house or cabin.

5-Citta-Summer.jpgCrystal Lodge & Suites (Whistler)
Crystal Lodge & Suites offers an unbeatable location in the heart of Whistler village, with shops, restaurants and amenities that suit your every need right outside your door. Just steps away from both Whistler and Blackcomb gondolas, this prize includes a two-night stay in a suite with an outdoor bath and wood-burning fireplace.