Their Excellencies Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul with the news staff of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – a finalist for the 2003 Michener Award. The group photo was taken following a ceremony at Rideau Hall, Thursday, April 15, 2004.
CBC News (Saskatoon), received a Citation of Merit for reports that proved the Saskatoon police, despite denials, had been dropping aboriginals outside the city since the 1970s.
Seated left to right; Dan Zakreski, reporter, CBC News Saskatoon; Governor General Adrienne Clarkson; His Excellency John Ralston Saul; Susanne Reber, journalist, CBC News, Toronto.
Standing left to right; Brooks DeCillia, CBC Radio news reporter, Regina; Sujata Berry, producer, CBC News Toronto; Rob Renaud, CBC Radio News, Ottawa; Sheila Cameron, CBC Radio news, Regina.
Each year, the Governor General has honoured Michener Award and Fellowship winners at a Government House ceremony. Each of Roland Michener’s successors has graciously adopted and maintained a personal interest in the Michener Awards Foundation and its commitment to Canadian journalism excellence.