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The Dawson Creek Mirror Reader’s Choice Feature, DECEMBER 19, 2019

Readershoice C AWARDS

YOUR TOP PICKS

Look inside for a complete list of for the South Peace

WINNERS

Best of the Best 2019

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DrawWinners encana Terri DeChief was the winner of the fabulous ticket package for two! Congratulations to the early bird draw winners Wayne Dahlen and Sue Landry

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Amber Donvovan, Marketing Coordinator presents a $250 gift card to winner Terri Kettner

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Owner/Manager, Rishabh Patel presents $100 in gift certificates to draw winner John Gibb and his wife Keri

If your name is listed in this supplement and you didn’t receive your award, please drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror news office and pick it up. Thank you to all the people that took the time to fill out the ballots for the 2019 Peoples/Readers Choice Awards!


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners Best in the Area  Church

 Appliance Service & Repair:

 Community Festival/Event

 ATV’s/Motorcycles/Snowmobiles:

Grace Lutheran Church Dawson Creek Exhibition, Fall Fair & Rodeo

 Best School Ecolé Frank Ross

 Best Fundraising Event Rotary Online Auction

 Best Service Club

Robelix Appliance Repair Services

Trail Blazin’ Power

 Custom Auto Accessories: Ride n Style: Inland Auto Centre

 Auto Body Shop: BF Collision

 Auto Repair Shop:

Peace Country Automotive

Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek

 Best Youth Club

Thank You!

Young Life Dawson Creek

Best All Around  Appliance Store: The Brick

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US YOUR BEST PLACE FOR EYEGLASSES &

OPTOMETRISTS WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE IT

KADZIOLKA, SMART & SPATARO, OPTOMETRISTS 1100 103 Avenue, Dawson creek, BC • Phone #: 250-782-9451

Mayor & Council thank the citizens of Dawson Creek for recognizing the following People’s Choice Award winners: V�e� ���

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Best City Councillor/Blair Lekstrom Best RCMP Officer/Jonathan Kohut Best Fire Fighter/Cody Meeres Best City Employee/Lisa Hawkins Best Civic Leader/Dale Bumstead Best Place For Picnic/Kin Park Best Place For Walking/Rotary Walking Path


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Auto Parts Store:

McLevin’s Brothers NAPA Auto Parts

 Car/Truck Dealership (previously owned) Browns’ Chevrolet Buick GMC

 Beauty/Hair Salon: Sue’s Do’s

 Car Wash

 Bottled Water Retailer:

Pure Northern Spring Water

Legacy Car & Truck Wash

 Cell Phone Dealer

Telus Communications Dealers

 Building Supplies:

Dawson Co-Op Home & Agro

 Children’s Wear Footloose Fashions

 Carpet Cleaners: 2Macks Carpet Cleaning

 Chiropractor

Squires Chiropractic

 Car Rental:

National Car Rental

 Car/Truck Dealership (new):

Browns’ Chevrolet Buick GMC

 Computer Store Software Emporium

 Concession

Dee’s Kitchen Memorial Arena

 Construction Contractor

Bear Mountain Construction: Doug Keith

 Convenience Store Legacy Village Market

 Daycare

We wanted to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone that took the time to nominate us for this award. It means a lot to us! We are excited to be celebrating 5 years in business this year. We take great pride in what we do and get a of sense joy and fulfillment in serving those in our community.

Voted: Best Best of the All Best Round 2019 Mortgage Brokers

Campus Kids Daycare

 Dental Clinic

Dawson Creek Dental Centre

 Disposal Contractors Oscar’s Disposal

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS! Kaela Fraser Mortgage Broker 250.219.3862

Krystal Smith

Mortgage Broker 250.219.3861

“Give us a call, email, or text. We would love to hear from you!”

www.themortgageduo.ca

If you have not received your certificate, drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror News office and pick it up. 901 100th Avenue.


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Equipment Rental

 Florist

 Eyeglasses

 Food Truck/Food Vendor:

 Farm or Industrial Equipment Dealer

 Furniture

Rentco Equipment

Flowers by Charene

Dr. Kadziolka, Smart, Spataro

Prairie Coast Equipment

 Fast Food Restaurant A&W Restaurant

 Financial Institution RBC: Royal Bank of Canada

 Fitness Club

The Meat Doctor The Brick

 Gas Station Safeway Gas Bar

 Gift Shop

Olde Creek Store

 Glass Dealership Glacier Mobile Glass

Gridiron Fitness

 Flooring Store Top Floors & Design

“Thank you Dawson Creek and surrounding communities for once again making me your choice as best politician.”

BOB.ZIMMER@PARL.GC.CA

BOB.ZIMMER.CA

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Readers choice

Best of the Best Awards

Winners

2019

 Greenhouse

Hillside Garden Company

 Golf Supplies

Farmington Fairways

 Hardware Store

Dawson Co-Op Home & Agro

 Health Food Store

Dawson Creek Health Food Store

 Heavy Truck Dealer Peterbilt Pacific Inc

 Home Entertainment Retailer The Brick

 Home Decor/Design Olde Creek Store

 Home Remodelling Josh Tom Construction

 Hunting/Camping Supply Corlane Sporting Goods

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US YOUR BEST SUPERMARKET and BEST PLACE FOR PRODUCE We Sincerely Appreciate all of our #HAULERS

 Insurance Agency HUB International

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS! If you have not received your certificate, drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror News office and pick it up. 901 100th Avenue.

1401 - Alaska Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Jewelry

 Newspaper

 Land Appraising/Surveying

 Office Supplies

 Landscaping

 Oilfield Company/Service

 Lawn & Garden Products

 Optometrist

 Law Firm

 Paint Supplies

 Locksmith

 Pharmacy/Drug Store

 Meat/Butcher

 Plumbing Shop

Gold Brick Jewellers

Dawson Creek Mirror

Tryon Land Services

Dahlen Contracting Ltd

Tiger Office Plus

TIE: Triple J Pipelines and ARC Resources

Canadian Tire

Allen & Associates

Kadziolka, Smart, and Spataro Dawson Co-Op Home & Agro

Robelix Locksmith Services

Nordlys Pharmacy

Lawrence Meat: Butcher Block

 Medical Clinic

Lagasse Plumbing

Our Sincere

Eljen Medical Clinic

 Men’s Wear Marks

for taking the time to vote

 All Round Mortgage Broker The Mortgage Duo

 Motel/Hotel

T.L. Coe Financial Ltd.

 Custom Muffler Shop

#111 10200 8th St. Dawson Creek 250-782-7184 tlcoe@telus.net tlcoe.com

Elite Auto & Muffler Shop

CREEK

Best Financial Planner Terry Best Coe of the

This reminds us how lucky we are to share a home with friends and neighbors like all of you. We’re truly grateful for the opportunity to serve you and be a part of this community.

Pomeroy Inn & Suites

DAWSON

THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING THE DAWSON CREEK MALL AS YOUR BEST PLACE TO SHOP WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE YOUR VOTES!!!

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Best 2019


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Printers

 R.V. Park/Campground

 Produce

 Shoes

Tiger Office Plus TIE: Save-On-Foods and Dave’s No Frills

Northern Lights RV Park Marks

 Pub/Bar Original Joes

 Radio/TV Station CJDC/Pure Country 890

Best of the Best

 Real Estate Co.

Remax Dawson Creek Realty Ltd.

 Restaurant Sola’s Bar & Grill

 R.V. Dealership Boe’s Trailer Sales Ltd

2019

Thank you for letting us Meat You

The Best Food Truck/Vendor Call: 250-719-7663 PS: We Cater!

Thank You FOR VOTING US YOUR #1

GLASS DEALERSHIP

1425-97th Avenue Dawson Creek 250-782-8800


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Dawson Creek resident and Mirror columnist Judy Kucharuk won the 2019 award for Best Columnist with the Mirror, leading the community-wide voting tally! Let’s face it, the readers know!

Congrats and kudos!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES We sincerely appreciate it!!!

BEST CAR SALESMAN-JACK MCPHERSON

BEST NEW CAR/TRUCK DEALERSHIP

browns

CHEVROLET BUICK GMC

BEST PREVIOUSLY OWNED CAR/TRUCK DEALERSHIP

12109 - 8th St., Dawson Creek

Tel: 250-782-9155 • Toll free: 1-800-663-8080 www.brownschev.com


The Dawson Creek Mirror Reader’s Choice Feature, DECEMBER 19, 2019

2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Spa/Esthetics

 Travel Agency

 Sporting Goods Store

 Towing Service

 Supermarket

 Vet Clinic

 Supermarket Deli

 Work/Western Wear

 Tanning Salon

 Women’s Wear

Skin Ovations

J & K Travel Professionals

Griffin Source for Sports Dave’s No Frills

Exceptional Towing

Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic

Safeway Extra

Mark’s

Fitness 4 Life

Warehouse One

 Tattoos/Piercing Rootin Tutin Studios

 Tire Store Integra Tire

Thank you Dawson Creek for voting us your BEST place for your Oil Change/Lube

10420 8th Street, Dawson Creek, BC •

250-782-1015

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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners Best People  Accountant Ben Sander

 Auctioneer Mac Leask Jr

 Bank Manager

Alexandra Russell: RBC

 Bank Teller

Morgan McGowan RBC

 Barber

Merina Shearing - Stache Barber Shoppe

 Bartender

Darren Giersch - Sola’s Bar & Grill

CALL TO DISCUSS YOUR MORTGAGE OPTIONS TODAY!

TERRI KETTNER

for voting me your Best Mortgage Broker! Your support and trust is very much appreciated

MORTGAGE SPECIALIST

Direct: 250-219-2323 Fax: 888-345-1230

terrik@paragonmortgage.ca Apply Online: www.mortgageweb.ca/terrikmortgages

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Congratulations Jordana Moxon voted the Best Physiotherapist Thank you to all our clients for your continued support.

Unit 105 – 1100 Alaska Ave

250•782•3676 info@deepphysio.com

Deepphysio.com

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The Dawson Creek Mirror Reader’s Choice Feature, DECEMBER 19, 2019

2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Bookkeeper

 Club President

 Bus Driver

 Coach/Team

 Carpenter

 Customer Service Clerk

 Car Salesperson

 Dentist

Lisa Krantz

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Sam Mangalji Rotary Club of Dawson Creek

TIE: Geri Demyen & Keith Trail

Aaron Powell Volleyball Club

Sean Henschel

Elaine Coldwell

Jack McPherson - Browns’ Chevrolet Buick GMC

 Civic Leader

Dr. Cung Nguyen

 Dental Hygienist Julie Nguyen

Dale Bumstead

 City Councillor Blair Lekstrom

 City Employee

 DJ/Event Music: Shane Holthe

 Doctor

Dr. Lu Burger

Lisa Hawkins

International Insurance Brokers

All of us at Hub International would like to thank the community of Dawson Creek and area for choosing us as your number one Insurance Agency in the 2019 People’s Choice Awards

250-782-5565

10216 10 St Dawson Creek, BC M-F · 8:30 am -5:30pm Saturday · 9:00am–3:00pm


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Electrician

 Home Caregiver

 Equipment Operator/Where

 Interior Decorator

 Event Planner/Coordinator:

 Land Surveyor

 Financial Planner

 Letter Carrier

 Firefighter

 Local Band

 Gardener/Landscaper

 Local Newspaper Columnist

 Hairdresser

 Local TV/Radio Personality

Loiel Squires

Donna Lyste

Robert Ford Dakota Contracting

TIE: Amanda Morgan & Janine Cumberland Terry Coe

Alison Morgan

David Gao/Tryon Land Surveying Kathy Garnett

Cody Meeres

Raspy Devils

Reed Lepine

Judy Kucharuk

Sue Boe

Theresa Gladue

Thank you for all the love We’re proud to be voted Dawson Creek’s best kid’s meal, French fries & coffee

Visit us at our 2 locations • 11620-8 Street • Walmart® in Dawson Creek

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Congratulations to all the 2019 Peoples Choice Winners and a special thanks to the community of Dawson Creek & area for taking the time to vote for your favourites!

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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Massage Therapist

 Physiotherapist

 Mechanic

 Pet Groomer

Alaine Sullivan

Nick Comack - Full Tilt Mechanical

 Mortgage Broker

Terri Kettner - Paragon Mortgage Inc

 Nurse

Shallyn Kocis - Maternity Ward

 Paper Carrier

TIE: Michael Ryder & Jesse Fuerst

 Paramedic Dawn Reierson

 Personal Trainer Joanne Hommy

Jordana Moxon - Deep Physio Skylar Endicott-Cooling Pawsitively divine

 Pharmacist

Tamara Christensen/Nordly’s

 Plumber Dave Lagasse

 Politician Bob Zimmer

 Principal

Josh Kurjata: DCSS South Peace Campus

 RCMP Officer Jonathan Kohut

 Real Estate Agent Arlene Delawsky ReMax

 Receptionist

Terri Henrickson - Century 21

 Religious Leader

Christopher McLean: St Paul’s Lutheran Church

 Salesperson, Retail

Tasha Legault: Footloose Fashions

 Teacher/Instructor: • Preschool Miss Patti McDougall

Best Gift Shop Best Home Décor/Design

& Best Store Window Displays 1030 B, Alaska Avenue Dawson Creek

• Home • Decor • Antiques • Collectibles • Jewellery

250-782-8185


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Readers choice Best of the Best Awards

Winners

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Thank you for your votes! Much appreciated!

2019

 Teacher/Instructor: • Elementary Jennifer Hiebert - Canalta

 Teacher/Instructor: • High School

VOTED BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY Pictured le� to right: Bri�any Reschsteiner, Kerry Price, Riley Brown, Chris�ne Wilson and Blaine Nicholson

Sheryl Bowie - South Peace

 Teacher/Instructor: • Post Secondary Heather Harper NLC

 Travel Agent Laurel Dahlen

 Truck Driver

Tyler Cashin. Tetachuk Holdings Ltd

 Volunteer

Melissa at St Marks Soup Kitchen

 Waiter/Waitress

Kim Goodwin / Brown’s Socialhouse

Best Food

VOTED BEST ATHELETE Jeff Taylor

 Asian Food Edo Japan

 Bread/Biscuits or Rolls Dawson Co-Op Bakery

 Breakfast

Le’s Family Restaurant

 Lunch

Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual

 Chicken Wings Original Joes

 Coffee McDonalds

VOTED BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT Arlene Delawsky 10224 10th Street, Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek Realty Phone: 782.8181 • Fax: 782.8180


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2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners  Dessert/Pastry

 Kid’s Meal

 Doughnuts

 Pizza

 Dinner

 Pasta

 French Fries

 Ribs

 Hamburger

 Sandwiches

 Ice Cream/Yogurt

 Seafood/Fish

 International Food

 Soup

Cass’ Kitchen at Roadhouse Cafe Tim Hortons

Sola’s Bar & Grill McDonalds

Sola’s Bar & Grill

Legacy Village Market Juice Five-0

McDonalds

Boston Pizza Boston Pizza Fixx Urban Grill Subway

Brown’s Sociahouse Ma Bakers

 Steak

Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual

 Take Out Panago Pizza

Best Place for  Bargains

Your Dollar Store with More

Thank you for choosing Sola’s Bar and Grill as the Readers’ Choice Winner for: • Best Restaurant • Best Bartender: Darren Giersch • Best Dinner • Best Hamburger

 Biking

Bear Mountain Nordic Ski Trails

 Cleanest Store Simple Pleasures

 Customer Service Canadian Tire

 Cosmetics

Shopper’s Drug Mart

We look forward to serving you again

 Golf/Sports

250-782-8890

 Karaoke/Live Music

1440 Alaska Ave, 15th St & Alaska Ave

SolasBarAndGrill.com

Canadian Tire

Corner Pin Lounge


The Dawson Creek Mirror Reader’s Choice Feature, DECEMBER 19, 2019

2019

Best of the Best Awards

Readers choice

Winners

Best Arts

 Oil Change/Lube

Great Canadian Oil Change

 Picnic

 Local Live Theatre

Kin Park

South Peace Players Dinner Theatre

 Shopping

 Concert Venue

Dawson Creek Mall

Encana Events Centre

 Store Window Displays Olde Creek Store

 Actor/Actress Roger Anderson

 Walking

 Dancer

Rotary Walking Path

Abbi Berge Millard

 Wheelchair Accessibility Encana Events Centre

 Photographer

Meg Duncan - Little White Rose Photography

 Working

 Artist: Painter/Potter/Sculpture

Shopper’s Drug Mart

Marilyn Farrow - Rivers Edge Clayworks

Best Athlete  Male

Jeff Taylor

 Female

Tamara Mackenzie

Best of the Best 2019

Thank you Dawson Creek! Join us for a great meal Homemade with Love! Monday-Friday 6:00am-4:00pm Saturday-Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm

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Best Newspaper Carriers

Tie: Michael Ryder Jesse Fuerst


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