Apprenticeship Manitoba Awards of Distinction

The 17th annual Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction gala was held on November 15, 2023 where the outstanding contributions that employers, journeypersons and instructors make to Manitoba’s apprenticeship training system were recognized in front of approximately 350 attendees.

A total of 37 nominees were recognized in five categories..

The 2023 Awards of Distinction were presented to the following recipients:

  • Bockstael Construction Ltd. (Employer of the Year - Urban);
  • Paradise Landscape and Design (Employer of the Year - Rural);
  • Guy Dowhy, Red River Polytechnic College (Instructor of the Year);
  • Sam Yoshida, TENTEN Kitchen (Journeyperson of the Year - Urban);
  • R. Gerald Smith, Chown Electric Ltd. (Journeyperson of the Year - Rural).

Nomination forms for next year’s event will be coming soon!

2023 Awards of Distinction Event Photos