We've arranged for some extra incentives!

Whether you're trying something new or continuing a sustainable routine we want to reward you! Some prizes are based on achievement while others are randomly selected.

There are prizes for teams and individuals all over BC so ANYONE can win! 

congratulationsEarly bird prize winners

Major Tom & Mobi by Shaw Go have each won 5 entries to Tough Mudder Whistler in June!

Top Prizes

via Rail

$500 Travel credit

Bard on the beach


Compass Cards



Driving cred and trial memberships

The Hive Climbing Gym

Introduction to Bouldering for two adults x 3 & 1 month ultimate membership

This Year’s Prizes!

Modo - $50 drive time credit for new members using the promo code BESTCOMMUTE

Modo -  $50 driving credit x 2 ($10 new member registration fee still applies)

RBC GranFondo Whistler - 3 entries & 3 training packages

The Hive Climbing Gym - Introduction to Bouldering for two adults x 3 & 1 month ultimate membership (includes access to both Hive climbing gyms and Hive Yoga at the North Shore) x 1

Side Saddle Bikes - 6 Female Cycling Jerseys

Ryder Hesjedal Tour de Victoria - 2 comp entries

Morgan & Co. LLP, CPAs - 2 series passes to The Arts Club ($448) donated by Morgan & Co. LLP, CPAs

The Bard on the Beach - 2 tickets

Two Wheel Gear - Garment Pannier - Classic 2.0, Black (VARIO) Pannier Backpack Convertible (TWIST), Mini Messenger Handlebar Bag

Musette Caffe - 20 Musette tote bags

Power Pedal Tours - 2 tours of up to 2 people

Saltspring Coffee - 16 x 400g bags of coffee

Beyond the Crux Climbing Gym - 2 x $240 Gift Certificates

Vancouver Canadians - 10 tickets to baseball games at ScotiaBank Field

Museum of Anthropology - One Year Family membership

Capilano Suspension Bridge - 4 day passes

Canadian Outback Rafting Company - 1 Wet and Wild pass

Ocean River Sports - 2 vouchers for a 3-hour rental

Vancouver International Film Festival - 2 VIFF 2019 Festival passes

Chemainus Theatre Festival - 2 tickets valued at $130

BoulderHouse - Gift Certificate for 1 month intro membership includes shoe rentals

Vancouver Food Tour - Richmond Dumpling trail tour for 4 people

Open Door Yoga - 3 Month Yoga pass

Strange Fellows Brewing - 2 Gift baskets

Sorrento Barbers - 2 Haircuts and 2 T-shirts

Garden Party Flowers - $100 promotional code for online store

Triple Crown for Heart - 2 entries

East Van Bike Tune-Ups - Free tune up

Ethical Bean Coffee - Coffee gift pack

Vancouver Island Brewing - Tour & tasting for 10

BC Sports Hall of Fame - 5 admission passes

Beaty Biodiversity Museum - One annual family membership

Nanaimo Theatre Group - gift certificate for 2 tickets

The Port Theatre - Voucher for 2 tickets

Steamworks Brewery - Brewery tour and tasting for 4

Cliffside Climbing Gym - 2 day passes and free harness rental

The Works Training Co. - Assessment & 3 personal training sessions

CragX Climbing Centre - 2 gift certificates

The Yoga Space - 2 gift certificates for yoga classes

Comox Curves - Gift Certificates

Forbidden Vancouver - Gift certificate - Tour for two

Kootenay Carshare Co-op - a free orientation voucher

McCurdy Bowl - $50 Bowling party for 6

Four Winds Brewing - 2 x $25 Gift Card

Pacifica Paddle Sports - 2 hour single Kayak Rental

Phillips Brewery - Gift card

VanDusen Botanical Garden - 2 passes to Van Duesen and 2 passes Bloedel Conservatory

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden - 2 passes

Armstrong Interior Provincial Exhibition - 4 certificates of 2 adult Five-Day Gate passes

Britannia Mine Museum - Family 4 pack of day tickets

Victoria Butterfly Gardens - Two Complimentary Passes

Kicking Horse Coffee - 3 x 10 oz. bags of coffee & T-shirt & hat

Kamloops Blazers Hockey Team - 5 t-shirts and sweaters

Lighthouse Brewing Company - $10 Gift Card

Merchants of Downtown Vernon - $100 Downtown Vernon Dollars

Quality Foods Courtenay - $200 in gift cards

Breathe Health Collective - $400 in gift certificates

Mudsharks Coffee Bar - $60 in gift certificates

The Broken Spoke - $80 in gift certificates

London Drugs Courtenay - umbrellas, pull carts, flashlights

Canadian Tire Courtenay - 2 water bottles

Gladstone Brewing - $25 gift certificate

Big Splash Waterslide Park - 2 complimentary passes

Prize Categories

Early Bird

  • All workplaces registered by April 15th will be entered into a random draw.


High Achievers

  • One participant who has saved the most CO2

  • The most improved participation level of a returning workplace

  • The workplace with the most CO2 saved per employee

  • The workplace with the most CO2 saved by all employees (combined)


Random Achievers

  • One randomly selected participant working anywhere in BC that logged at least one commute

  • One randomly selected participant that normally drives alone, and has changed their mode of transportation to something more sustainable for at least one commute

  • One randomly selected workplace coordinator

  • One randomly selected participant that logged a commute all 5 days of the challenge

  • One randomly selected participant

  • Two randomly selected participating workplaces

  • One randomly selected Government workplace (municipal, provincial, or federal)

  • One randomly selected retail/ service sector workplace

  • One randomly selected non-profit organization workplace

  • One randomly selected workplace that does not fall into any other prize category


Photo Contest

  • Post a photo of your sustainable commute to Instagram or Twitter!

  • Tag @bc_commuter AND use #CommuterChallenge and we’ll choose the best one!

2019 prize winners!!!

2019 Winning Organizations

97.3 The Eagle

BC CANCER Genome Sciences Centre

BC Coroners Service

BC Housing

BC Hydro

BC Oil and Gas Commission

Bentall Kennedy

British Columbia Utilities Commission

Canadian Revenue Agency

Canuck Place Children's Hospice

Chancery Sales


City of Burnaby

City of Surrey

City of Vernon

City of Victoria

Columbia Basin Trust

Comox Valley Family Services Association

Comox Valley Regional District

Courtenay Elementary School

Curves Comox

Dialog Design

Ethical Bean Coffee

Fujitsu Consulting

G Adventures


Great West Life

Habanero Consulting Group

Hot Chocolates and Cakebread Artisan Bakery


ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.

Lawson Lundell LLP

London Drugs

Major Tom

Maxxam Laboratories


Monashee Health

Morrison Hershfield


Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

Pacific Forestry Centre

Pod Creative

Raymond James

Recycling Alternative

RJC Engineers


Service Canada


Slamdunkn Holdings Ltd



The Sole Mate


University of Victoria 

Vancouver Airport Authority

Vancouver Bike Share Inc.

Vancouver Island University

Watt Consulting Group

Waypoint Insurance

Municipality of Whistler

Wilderness Committee

Zaber Technologies


2018’s Prize Donors

Wilson's Transportation - BC Ferries Connector 15% for your workplace

Eagle Wing Tours - Pass for two

Vancouver International Film Centre - 10 VIFF, 10 Vancity Theatre tickets

LandYachtz Bikes - TBD :0

AdrenaLine Zipline Adventures - Two passes for a zipline adventure

Canadian Craft Tours - Beer tour for two

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra - 2 Ticket vouchers

MEC - 5 x $50 Gift Cards

Vancouver Food Tour - Vancouver Vegan Food Tour for two

Ocean Outfitters - Hot Spring Cove Tour

Crag X Climbing Centre - Beginner climbing lesson for two

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria - 4 complimentary admission passes and 2 exhibition catalogues

Yoga Space - Drop-in yengar yoga classes x 3

PNE- 4 x Weekday admission passes

Comedy Mix - 6 admission tickets

Ecomarine Paddlesprt Centres - 2 hour double kayak rental coupon

Fly Over Canada - 2 Adult general admission tickets

Kootenay Ice - 2 tickets to a Kootenay ICE game for 2018/2019 season

Semperviva Yoga - Free membership

Ethical Bean - 3 Bag coffee gift pack

Purdy's - M&D Chocolate Favourites (32pc)

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden - 2 regular admission passes

Choices Markets - $25 Gift Card

Backcountry Brewing - Gift Card + Hat

Zone Bowling Coquitlam - Gift certificate

Kamploops Blazers - Bobble head + Puck