Edward Greenspon, editor-in-chief, The Globe and Mail, Her Excellency Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond, and journalist, Lisa Priest.
The Globe and Mail won for two series of stories about breast cancer by reporter Lisa Priest – one series about the breakthrough breast cancer drug Herceptin and a second, prompting tighter regulations for provincial breast cancer screening machines.
The photo was taken following presentation of the 2005 Michener Award at a ceremony held in Government House, April 11, 2006.
The Michener Award, founded in 1970 by the late Right Honourable Roland Michener, then Governor General, goes to a news organization. The judges’ decisions are heavily influenced by the degree of public benefit generated by the print and broadcast projects submitted for consideration.