Michener Award goes to the Telegraph-Journal

OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 — The Telegraph-Journal has won the 2018 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism for its 18-month series Sounding the Alarm. The Saint John newspaper discovered a critical shortage of paramedics was forcing New Brunswick’s ambulances to sit idle and unstaffed. It was an issue with life-and-death consequences: at least one…

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Michener Award finalists are named

Ottawa, May 7, 2019 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2018 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. The finalists are: CBC-TV The Fifth Estate; The Waterloo Region Record; St. Catharines Standard; The Toronto Star/CBC News/Societe Radio-Canada; The Telegraph-Journal; and CBC North/APTN. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor…

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Michener Awards Foundation announces Fellowship winners

Ottawa, Apr. 30, 2019 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced its 2019 Michener-Deacon Fellowships will be awarded to journalists Corbett Hancey and Greg Mercer. This year, the foundation has awarded two fellowships for investigative work, each worth $40,000 plus $5,000 in expenses. The two winning projects are:  —CORBETT HANCEY for a proposal to produce…

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Clark Davey, 1928-2019

The Board of Directors of the Michener Foundation notes with profound sadness the passing of former Foundation President Clark Davey. Clark was a legendary Canadian journalist who served as Managing Editor of The Globe and Mail and Publisher of The Vancouver Sun, The Gazette and the Ottawa Citizen. He was a member of the founding…

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Michener Award and Fellowships: Last call for entries and applications

OTTAWA, February 5, 2019 — The Michener Awards Foundation  is reminding news organizations and journalists that the deadline is less than three weeks away for entries and applications for the annual Michener Award and two fellowships. Alan Allnutt, the foundation president, said he encourages news organizations whose journalism has achieved results for the public good…

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First call for entries and applications

Michener Award and Fellowships: First call for entries and applications OTTAWA – The Michener Awards Foundation encourages news organizations and journalists to submit their entries for the annual Michener Award for unbiased public service journalism, and to apply for two fellowships that will be offered next year. Alan Allnutt, the foundation president, urges news organizations to…

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Michener winners honoured at Rideau Hall

Michener honours go to the Globe and Mail, Fellowships honour investigative journalist Annie Burns-Pieper and online journalist Tamara Baluja. Ottawa, June 12, 2018 — The Globe and Mail has won the 2017 Michener Award for its series Unfounded, a massive investigation into the systematic mismanagement of sexual assault cases by Canadian police forces. The revelations led to…

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Michener Award finalists named

Ottawa, May 14, 2018 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2017 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. The finalists are: Cogeco Media; CBC Edmonton; Global News; The Globe and Mail; The Toronto Star; and The Vancouver Sun. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will…

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Michener Awards Foundation announces Fellowship winners

Ottawa, May 3, 2018 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the 2018 Michener-Deacon Fellowships will be awarded to journalists Annie Burns-Pieper and Tamara Baluja. The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Investigative Reporting is awarded to print journalist Annie Burns-Pieper to look into how Global Affairs Canada deals with Canadians abroad who run into trouble. The government…

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