The 2020 CARE Awards Finalists have been announced by the Victoria Residential Builders Association.

They represent Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction showcasing the finest new homes, renovations, kitchens, bathrooms and outdoor living spaces.

Finalists are selected by a panel of industry professionals using criteria such as architectural design, quality workmanship, creative use of space, and energy efficiency.

Gold winners will be announced at 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 28 by CFAX host Al Ferraby during the CARE Awards’ first virtual event on the websites of CFAX and CTV Vancouver Island.

Prior to the event, the public is asked to select the winner of the annual People’s Choice Award from among the Finalists displayed at Hillside Centre and online at from Oct 26 to Nov 8. All voting will take place online at

Voters are entered to win a stay at Long Beach Lodge Resort, the 2002 CARE Awards Project of the Year.

Planning a new home or renovation? Visit and submit an Expression of Interest to our members. Perhaps your project will become a 2021 CARE Awards winner!

VRBA appreciates the generosity of the 2020 CARE Awards sponsors:

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

Silver: Coast Capital Savings; Trail Appliances

Bronze: Aviva | National Home Warranty; Mike Geric Construction

Media: CFAX/CTV; Times Colonist

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