From left to right: CBC-TV producer Susan Papp, The Journal; CBC Winnipeg producer Gloria Lowen; His Excellency the Right Honourable Ray Hnatyshyn.
CBC news operations in Winnipeg and Toronto collaborated on a series of investigative reports including a story on widespread abuse of the Ontario health insurance plan by drug addicts in American treatment centres. And from CBC Winnipeg, a package of six stories exposing Winnipeg police force corruption, furnace repair fraud, seamy immigration practices, a federal tax loophole, and abuse of Indian band funds.
The awards were presented at a ceremony held in Rideau Hall, May 5, 1992.
The judges’ decisions are heavily influenced by the degree of public benefit generated by the print and broadcast projects submitted for consideration. The annual award is open to daily and weekly newspapers, news agencies, radio and television stations, networks and periodicals.