Climate Plan Awards

We are delighted that the 2020 Climate Plan: 100% Renewable and Resilient Saanich has received the following awards. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the development of the Climate Plan and congratulations to the other nominees and winners.  

Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) 2021 Awards for Planning Excellence

The District of Saanich 2020 Climate Plan has been selected as the winner of the CIP 2021 Award for Planning Excellence in the category of Climate Change Planning. CIP’s Awards for Planning Excellence honour exceptional planning projects judged on their innovation, impact on the profession, implementation potential, and overall presentation. More information is available at the CIP website.

Planning Institute of BC (PIBC)
2020 Silver Award for Excellence in Policy Planning - City & Urban Areas

The 2020 Climate Plan: 100% Renewable and Resilient Saanich was named a Silver winner for the Excellence in Policy Planning – City and Urban Areas by the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC). The Institute annually recognizes the professional work and individual accomplishments of members across British Columbia and Yukon through its awards and recognition program. Read more. 

Community Energy Association (CEA)
2020 Climate & Energy Action Award

The awards are organized annually by the Community Energy Association in partnership with the Province of British Columbia, Union of BC Municipalities, BC Hydro, FortisBC, and Real Estate Foundation of BC.  For more information on all project nominees, visit the Community Energy Association’s website at http://communityenergy.caRead more.


Short listed for 2021 UBCM Community Excellence Awards, Excellence in Sustainability

We were honoured that the Electric Mobility Strategy and Implementation project, a priority action in the Saanich Climate Plan, was shortlisted for the 2021 UBCM Community Excellence Awards. Congratulations to the winner, the City of Nanaimo, for their Complete Streets Engineering Standards and Design Guidelines.