May 31, 2017

Announcing COPA’s Members Choice Awards Program


COPA is pleased to announce the launch of our new Members’ Choice Awards program. This exciting new program is a new way for our members to recognize businesses and organizations that directly contribute to the success of general aviation across Canada. Have a favorite aircraft maintenance shop or airport restaurant? Nominate them for recognition by your fellow pilots!

The Members’ Choice Awards program is an idea created from a suggestion by one of our members to find some way of recognizing service levels and quality from businesses and organizations serving the General Aviation community in Canada. Developing the Members’ Choice Awards is a positive way to recognize our GA community partners and promote COPA.

Nominations are now being accepted for the following categories:

  • Best Airport Management
  • Best Airport Restaurant
  • Best Aircraft Maintenance (includes engine, propeller, and avionics specialty shops)
  • Best Aviation Event
  • Best FBO or fuel retailer
  • Best Flight Training Unit
  • Best Medical Examiner
  • Best Pilot Supply Store

Winners will be selected in each category in the following regions: BC & Yukon, Prairies & North, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic.

Winners will receive a certificate from COPA for that year as well as an offer of 50% off the current 1-year corporate membership fee.

Voting is online through COPA’s website and will open on October 1st, 2017. Voting will close on October 31st and the winners will be announced in the December issue of COPA Flight.

The awards program is entirely a membership-driven recognition program. Nominations must be made by a proposer and must have a seconder who must be current COPA members and not be employed or have an interest in the company being nominated. Nominees are not required to be current COPA members.