The 2018 CARE Awards Finalists have been announced and you can help choose the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

Beautifully crafted homes, kitchens, bathrooms and more can be viewed at the People’s Choice Award Contest display at Hillside Centre, Aug 27-Sept 9 and online at

Vote for your favourite project and enter to win a stay at Long Beach Lodge Resort, 2002 Project of the Year.

The CARE Awards is the premier housing event showcasing Canada’s finest in sustainable West Coast design and construction.

Finalists are selected by industry professionals using criteria such as design, craftsmanship, creative use of space, and energy efficiency.

The Gold winners will be announced at the CARE Awards gala on Sept 29 at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.

From affordable family communities to waterfront dream homes, we invite the public to vote for their favourite.

A special thank you to our 2018 CARE Awards Sponsors:

Gold: BC Housing; BCCA Employee Benefits; Built Green; Coast Capital Savings; FortisBC; Hourigan’s Flooring; McLaren Properties Ltd.; Slegg Building Materials; Travelers Insurance Company of Canada; Victoria Real Estate Board

Silver: Aviva – National Home Warranty 

Media: CFAX/CTV; Times Colonist, Yellow Sheet Construction Data

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This column appears Wednesdays in the Time Colonist newspaper.