The generous support provided by our Liberty Awards Partners goes to support the work of the BC Civil Liberties Association throughout the year. We still have partnership opportunities available, and we are pleased to design a recognition package to fit your needs. Click here for more information on BCCLA Partnership Opportunities
International Web exPress is guided by environmental sustainability, social responsibility and freedom of expression, International Web exPress is a printing house with a social conscience.With over 25 years in the printing business, owner and manager, Byron Sheardown, has a passion for the written word from journalism to poetry, and takes pride in providing exceptional value to his clients. Get to know International Web exPress
Scandal Brewing – “We brew organic beer, which is a scandalous concept in today’s market dominated by fertilizers and pesticides”.Scandal Brewing has graciously provided their namesake ale for our event. Brewing organic supports organic farmers while each consumer that switches to organic beer contributes to the amount of land that is organically farmed – a process that takes seven years to be certified. Get to know Scandal Brewing
Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)- BC is a provincial division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and acts as the political voice of CUPE locals in British Columbia. CUPE BC is BC’s largest union, representing 85,000 workers in communities all over BC. Get to know CUPE BC
Moore Edgar Lyster is a progressive law firm dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of workers and others seeking justice, dignity and fair treatment. We act for trade unions, other social justice-seeking groups and for individuals. We practice in the areas of labour, human rights, employment and administrative law. Get to know Moore Edgar Lyster
McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK. Built on an integrated approach in the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them. Get to know McCarthy Tetrault
Eclipse Awards aspires to create beautiful things that make people happy, build resilient communities, regenerate the environment, and transform the way people think about recognition. Get to know Eclipse Awards
St. Hubertus Winery – “Using sustainable farming practices, the Gebert brothers follow environmentally sound growing methods such as biodiversity, soil revitalization, and integrated pest management on their 76 acre vineyard.”Get to know St. Hubertus Winery
Colour Express Printing is a locally owned printer providing all print services for businesses, individuals and organizations. High quality, fast turnaround and low prices have established them as a leader in trade/retail printing. “We believe very strongly in the freedom of expression and support the work of the BC Civil Liberty Association.” Colour Express Printing is the official print sponsor of the BCCLA and the Liberty Awards. Get to know Colour Express Printing
McGrady & Company is a progressive law firm specializing in labour and public interest litigation.“Our practice focus is on providing a complete range of litigation services to unions, employees and public interest groups in Western Canada.” Get to know McGrady & Company
Ethical Bean is a local company providing delicious fair trade, organic coffee brewed in Vancouver.“What we aim to do – simply put – is make the best fair trade certified organic, environmentally happy coffee on the planet.” Get to know Ethical Bean
The British Columbia Federation of Labour speaks for the over 500,000 members of our affiliated unions, from more than 1,100 locals, working in every aspect of the BC economy.The BCFED, as it is most commonly known, has a long and proud history of fighting for the rights of all working people. The Federation celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2006, but in fact there was also a B.C. Federation of Labour in the early part of this century when unions were first created.The goals of the BCFED are best exemplified by its slogan:“What we desire for ourselves, we wish for all.” Get to know BCFED
Martland & Saulnier is a Vancouver criminal defence firm.”We act for individuals from all walks of life who have run into some problem with the criminal justice system. We also provide criminal law advice and representation for corporations, institutions and government agencies, professionals, other lawyers who retain us for specialized assistance, and the Attorney General’s office.” Get to know Martland & Saulnier
Martinelli’s makes 100% pure juice from U.S. grown fresh apples. Since Martinelli’s first gold medal in 1890, the Company has received more than fifty gold medals for product excellence at state, national and international expositions. Get to know Martinelli’s
Nesters Market is a full service supermarket offering great product selection, fresh bakery, fresh deli, fresh meat and produce departments with quality second to none. Get to know Nesters Martket.
The Sutton Place Hotel is one of Vancouver’s most beautiful boutique hotels, situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The spectacular setting allows guests to experience exceptional service and all the needed amenities within the cosmopolitan ambiance of the city set against a majestic backdrop of mountains and sea. Get to know The Sutton Place Hotel.
Lawson Lundell is a leading western Canadian business law firm known for practical, strategic approach to legal and business problems. “With the current focus on the global economy, energy efficiency and the environment, Lawson Lundell is perfectly suited and prepared to provide the advice and commitment required to assist in our clients’ success. We are here to make a difference as we have for over 100 years.”Get to know Lawson Lundell.
The Hospital Employees’ Union is the oldest health care union in British Columbia – representing more than 43,000 members working for public, non-profit and private employers. HEU has a long history as a strong, democratic, socially-conscious union and a passionate defender of Canada’s universal, public health care system. Get to know the Hospital Employees’ Union.
Xtra West is our Official Gay Media Sponsor at the Liberty Awards Gala. Get to know Xtra
CJSF broadcasts from the Burnaby mountain campus of Simon Fraser University at 90.1 FM to most of Greater Vancouver, from Langley to Point Grey and from the North Shore to the US Border. As a campus/community station, CJSF strives to provide points of view that are rarely expressed in mainstream media. Get to know CJSF.
The BC Civil Liberties Association is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia and individuals who believe in what we do. To support the BCCLA, visit www.bccla.org