Chief Louie’s efforts have been widely recognized in Canada and the United States.
December 2011 — Chief Louie was a recipient of the 2011 BC Aboriginal Business Award for Individual Achievement
December 2010 — Chief Clarence Louie was named one of two recipients of the 2011 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame in Toronto from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
2008 — Chief Clarence Louie received the Ernst & Young award for Entrepreneur of the Year
June 2006 — Chief Louie was presented with the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest honor for outstanding achievement.
April 2004 — the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation presented Clarence with the award for “Business and Community Development”. The National Aboriginal Achievement Awards represent the highest honor the Aboriginal Community bestows upon its own achievers.
2003 — the US Department of State selected Clarence as 1 of 6 First Nation representatives to participate in a 2-week tour of successful American Indian tribes.
January 2003 — Chief Clarence Louie listed as one of MacLean’s Magazine’s ”Top 50 Canadians to Watch”.
2002 Aboriginal Tourism BC awarded Chief Louie the “Inspirational Leadership Award”.
2001 — Chief Louie was appointed to the Aboriginal Business Canada Board and most recently was appointed Vice Chair of this Board.
2000 — Clarence was chosen to join the Governor General of Canada in the 2000 leadership tour.
2000 — the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO) named Chief Louie the “Economic Developer of the Year”.
1999 — he received the Aboriginal Business Leader Award from All Nations Trust and Development Corporation.