Awarded in recognition of outsanding contributions as a Peacemaker.
"The responsibility for peace begins with each person, in relationships with family and friends, and extends to community life and national activities." World Alliance of YMCA Statement for Peace
2011 National Leadership Award
Awarded the National Association of Japanese Canadians 2011 Leadership Award for contributions to Nikkei Canadians, Canadians and work reaching out to other countries.
2012 UBC Convocation Honorary Degrees: given to George Ohama
Awarded to George Ohama, Linda's father, one of 76 former Japanese Canadian students of UBC forced to leave the university because of their Japanese ancestry during World War II. Linda proudly accepted her late father's degree on his behalf, at the UBC spring convocation.
The Last Harvest
Canadian Heritage Award, Yorkton Film Festival 1993 Golden Sheaf Award, Best Sound, Yorkton Film Festival, 1993 Silver Cup, Philadelphia I.F.F. 1994 Silver Plaque, Chicago I.F.F. 1994
Bronze Plaque, Columbus I.F.F., 1994 Best Documentary, Banff Television Festival 95
Honorable Mention - Category: Social Issues International Film and Video Festival October 23 to 25 2002, Columbus - USA Award Best Sound Editing Leo Award May 10 to 11 2002, Vancouver - Canada Award Best Overall Sound Leo Award May 10 to 11 2002, Vancouver - Canada Award for Best Screenwriter Leo Award May 10 to 11 2002, Vancouver - Canada Award Best Cinematography Leo Award May 10 to 11 2002, Vancouver - Canada Award for Best Director Leo Award May 10 to 11 2002, Vancouver - Canada Audience Award - Best Documentary Newport Beach Film Festival April 11 to 19 2002, Newport Beach - USA
Second Prize for best Documentary Women Film Festival "La Mo-Viola" March 1 to 9 2002, Torino - Italy Federal Express Award for Most Popular Canadian Film International Film Festival September 27 to October 12 2001, Vancouver - Canada
Neighbours, WIld Horses & Cowboys
Gold Plaque, Chicago Intl Film Festival, 1998
Special Jury Award, Yorkton Int Film Festival, 1998 Special Jury Award, Northwest Film & Video Intl Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, 1998