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Queens Jubilee Awarded to two Kelowna Residents

Terry Brown (l) and Phil Long (r)

- Sparkling Hills Winery, Kelowna

Two Kelowna residents have been awarded with medals commemorating Queen Elizabeth II’s 60th year of rule.

SICA Chair Gary McEwan with recipients

Phil Long of Maple Reinders Canada and Terry Brown of STBR Consulting LTD were nominated by the Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) for their dedication to the interests of the construction industry in the interior region of BC.

SICA is extremely proud to have two of its long term members recognized for such an auspicious award. Phil Long and Terry Brown have played a significant role in the development of construction industry standards over the years.”, W.E. (Bill) Everitt (COO, SICA)

SICA Chair Gary McEwan with Phil Long

Despite his demanding career as an operations manager at Maple Reinders Canada Phil Long has dedicated over 7 years to the local construction industry through his volunteer involvement in the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), BC Construction Association (BCCA) and as a member of SICA. He is best known for his calm demeanor, sense of humor and dependability.

SICA Chair Gary McEwan with Terry Brown

Local business owner Terry Brown is being celebrated for his over 24 years of protecting the interests of the construction industry. His volunteer work included sitting as Chairman of the SICA board of directors, board member of the BCCA, and volunteer with the CCA. His efforts continued with his roles on the BCCA Council of Construction Associations, Canadian Construction Sector Council, Canadian Construction Documents Committee, and the Workers Compensation Board of BC.

Terry Brown and family

Phil and Terry now count themselves among 60,000 Canadians recognized for making a significant contribution to their peers, community, and nation over the course of their lives.

The Southern Interior Construction Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence within the local construction community. This is done through discounted trades educational programs, skilled worker placement, and networking opportunities. Find out more at