VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 19, 2013) - At its Annual Spring Conference Awards Dinner in Victoria on April 12, 2013, the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (BC) - CAHPI(BC) - honored two long time Registered Home Inspectors.

The Bill Hopen Award is a BC Provincial Award dedicated to the memory of Bill Hopen, a founding member of CAHPI(BC) who provided much wisdom and insight during the association's formative years. This award is presented annually at the CAHPI(BC) spring conference to an individual who has furthered the development of the Home Inspection profession in British Columbia. This year's winner was WAYNE DEJONG, RHI, of Pillar to Post in Vancouver. Wayne has been a valued member of CAHPI(BC) since 2002, has served on the board of directors and contributed years of his time and insight to our CAHPI(BC) Legal Benefit Plan committee.

The Larry Hipperson Memorial President's Award is awarded at the discretion of the CAHPI(BC) President in recognition of exemplary service to CAHPI(BC) and its members. This prestigious award was presented this year to CHRIS STOCKDALE, RHI, of Home Sweet Home Inspections in Richmond. Chris joined our association in 2002 and has served on the board of directors as director, treasurer, vice president and president, as well as on the CAHPI National board.

For more information on the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (BC), we can be reached toll free at 1-855-CAHPI.BC (855.224.7422) or visit our website at where you will find important information about our Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics and training, plus valuable recommendations on how to select an inspector - all designed to ensure that you get the most out of a home inspection. A complete list of CAHPI(BC) Members, the men and women from all across British Columbia who provide home inspections and who will work to ensure homebuyers have the information they need when making the important decision to purchase a home is on our website for easy access.

Contact Information:

Helene Barton
Executive Director
250-491-3979 or Toll Free in BC 1-855.CAHPI.BC