Thank you for submitting your nomination for the 2023 Citizen of The Year Award!

We have recieved your nominaation and thank you for contributing to this year’s awards. 

The 2023 Whistler Excellence Awards Gala event will be held on Wednesday, October 25 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Congratulations to the winner of the 2022 Citizen of the Year Award – Stella Harvey!


Stella Harvey

Stella Harvey founded the Whistler Writing Society, which each year produces the Whistler Writers Festival and other literary programming, showcasing diverse local, BC and internationally-known Canadian writers. The festival has grown from a one-day event to a multi-day, multi-artist, multi-venue event. Stella is a published author and mentors students in The Writers’ Studio at Simon Fraser University.

Thank you to our Award Sponsor