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Missy Peregrym, Nick Bateman Honored by Canadian Academy in L.A.

The Academy of Canadians in Sports & Entertainment – Los Angeles (ACISE-LA) has announced the Maple of Excellence honorees for this year’s 2016 Golden Maple Awards.

Actress Missy Peregrym will receive the Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Acting Achievement. The “Rookie Blue” star was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award this year for the ABC series, which ran six seasons. Actor, martial artist, former model, and online celebrity Nick Bateman will receive the Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Social Media Achievement Award for his work in film, endorsements, and celebrity status on social media. Bateman starred in 2011 cult film ‘Hobo With a Shotgun” and has two films on deck: “Then There Was Light” and “Airplane Mode.” Bateman has 5 million followers on Instagram and 4 million “likes” on Facebook.

The Maple of Excellence honorees were chosen by the ACISE-LA committee for their outstanding accomplishments in representing Canada in the United States.  The honorees will be in attendance at the Golden Maple Awards on July 1 at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Previously announced on May 16, the Golden Maple Award nominees are:

Best actress in a TV series broadcast in the U.S.:

Amanda Crew, “Silicon Valley,” HBO

Britne Oldford, “Hunters,” Syfy

Emily Hampshire, “12 Monkeys,” Syfy

Emily Hampshire, “Schitt’s Creek,” PopTV

Erin Karpluk, “The Riftworld Chronicles,” Geek & Sundry

Laura Vandervoort, “Bitten,” Syfy

Lindy Booth, “The Librarians,” TNT

Natalie Brown, “The Strain,” FX

Best actor in a TV series broadcast in the U.S.:

Ben Hollingsworth, “Code Black,” CBS

Brandon Jay McLaren, “Graceland,’ USA

Byron Mann, “Hell on Wheels,” AMC

Christopher Heyerdahl, “Hell on Wheels,” AMC

David Sutcliffe, “Proof,” TNT

Giacomo Gianniotti, “Grey’s Anatomy,” ABC

Jonathan Keltz, “Reign,” The CW

Ricky Mabe, “Gigi Does It,” IFC

Newcomer of the year in a TV series broadcast in the U.S.:

Amanda Crew, “Silicon Valley,” HBO

Ennis Esmer, “Red Oaks,” Amazon Studios

Christopher Heyerdahl, “Hell on Wheels,” AMC

Giacomo Gianniotti, “Grey’s Anatomy,” ABC

Gregory Smith, “Rookie Blue,” ABC


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