Previous Award Winners
Governor General Adrienne Clarkson presented the Michener Awards for 1999 at a ceremony in Rideau Hall, Ottawa, April 11, 2000.

Click on award winners for entry descriptions of all annual finalists

2012 - Postmedia and the Ottawa Citizen

Citations of Merit: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Société Radio-Canada’s Enquête; The Coast (Halifax); La Presse; The Toronto Star; and The Vancouver Sun.

2011 - The Times Colonist

Citations of Merit: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Vancouver); The Globe and Mail; La Presse; The Toronto Star; and The Windsor Star.

2010 - the fifth Estate - CBC Television

Citations of Merit: The Calgary Herald; The Eastern Door; The Hamilton Spectator; la Société Radio-Canada; and the Vancouver Sun.

2009 - The Gazette - Montreal

Citations of Merit: CTV Television Network, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Times Colonist, La Société Radio-Canada/Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

2008 - CBC/Radio Canada and The Canadian Press

Citations of Merit: The Hamilton Spectator, Toronto Star, Winnipeg Free Press, Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe, The Globe and Mail.

2007 - The Globe and Mail and La Presse

Citations of Merit: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation & The Globe and Mail, Le Devoir, The London Free Press, The Province, Toronto Star.

2006 - Prince George Citizen

Citations of Merit: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Globe and Mail, The Hamilton Spectator, the Toronto Star, and The Record (Kitchener-Waterloo) in a joint project, The Nunatsiaq News, La Presse.

2005 - The Globe and Mail

Citations of Merit:Canadian Medical Association Journal, La Presse, Radio-Canada, Toronto Star, Victoria Times Colonist & The Vancouver Sun

2004 - The Globe and Mail

Citations of Merit:Calgary Herald, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Medical Association Journal and Découverte (Radio-Canada science program), The Globe and Mail, The Independent (Newfoundland and Labrador).

2003 - La Presse

Citations of Merit: CBC News (Saskatoon), Winnipeg Free Press, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The National Post

2002 - The Toronto Star

Citations of Merit: La Presse, The Ottawa Citizen, The Globe and Mail, The London Free Press, The Edmonton Journal

2001 - The Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Honourable Mention: Vancouver Sun
Citations of Merit: CBC News, The Canadian Press, The Toronto Star, Winnipeg Free Press

2000 - The Fifth Estate - CBC Television

Honourable Mention: The Globe & Mail
Citations of Merit: The Ottawa Citizen; The Telegram, St. John's, Nfld; The Toronto Star; The Winnipeg Free Press

1999 - CBC National Radio News, Winnipeg

Honourable Mention: The Globe & Mail, Toronto
Citations of Merit: The Province; Vancouver; Kitchener-Waterloo Record; Toronto Star; Windsor Star

1998 - The Toronto Star

Honourable Mention: MacLean's Magazine
Citations of Merit: The Canadian Press, Ottawa Bureau; the fifth estate (CBC-TV); The Ottawa Citizen; The Winnipeg Free Press

1997 - The Daily News - Halifax

Honourable Mention: Le Droit
Citations of Merit: Calgary Herald; London Free Press; Market Place (CBC-TV); Toronto Star

1996 - The Toronto Star

Honourable Mention: Le Devoir
Citations of Merit: The fifth estate (CBC-TV); Saint John Times Globe; Stoney Creek News (Ont); Toronto Star

1995 - CBC Radio - Ottawa, Ontario

Honourable Mention: Vancouver Sun
Citations of Merit: The Canadian Press, Ottawa; The Province (Vancouver); Toronto Star

1994 - CKNW / 98 - New Westminster B.C.

Honourable Mention: Le Devoir
Citations of Merit: Edmonton Journal; Prince Albert Daily Herald; Telegraph Journal (Saint John); Toronto Star

1993 - Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Globe and Mail

Honourable Mention: The Standard (St. Catharines)
Citations of Merit: The fifth estate (CBC-TV); Edmonton Journal; Toronto Star

1992 - The Edmonton Journal

Honourable Mention: Winnipeg Free Press
Citations of Merit: Toronto Star; Toronto Globe and Mail

1991 - CBC-TV (Toronto and Winnipeg)

Honourable Mention: Toronto Globe and Mail
Citations of Merit: CKSL-AM, Q103, London; Winnipeg Free Press; Prince Alberta Herald; L'Actualité, Montreal

1990 - Elmira Independent

Honourable Mention: Le Droit and Sault Ste. Marie Star (jointly); Yarmouth Vanguard (NS); BCTV Vancouver
Citations of Merit: CKNW Vancouver; Edmonton Journal; Winnipeg Free Press

1989 - Le Devoir, Montreal

Honourable Mention: St. John's (Nfld) Sunday Express
Citations of Merit: Kingston Whig-Standard, Reader's Digest (Montreal), Southam News (Ottawa), The Journal (CBC Toronto) and CKNW, Vancouver-New Westminster

1988 - The Globe and Mail,

Honourable Mention: CJOH-TV, Ottawa
Citation of Merit: Calgary Herald, Rock 103 Moncton, Moosomin World-Spectator, Vancouver Sun and the Winnipeg Free Press

1987 - CBC-TV and Southam News (tied).

Honourable Mention: Montague, P.E.I., Eastern Graphic
Citations of Merit: Kitchener-Waterloo Record, CFPL-TV London, Vancouver Sun

1986 - Toronto Globe and Mail

Honourable Mention: Kingston Whig-Standard
Citations of Merit: Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Regina Leader-Post and St. Catharines Standard

1985 - Toronto Globe and Mail and Toronto Star (tied).

Honourable Mention: St. Catharines Standard
Citation of Merit: Calgary Herald and Kitchener-Waterloo Record

1984 - Kingston Whig-Standard

Honourable Mention: Radio Canada, Montreal
Citation of Merit: Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Globe and Mail, and Winnipeg Free Press

1983 - Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Honourable Mention: Kingston Whig-Standard and Ottawa Citizen
Citations of Merit: Calgary Herald, CBC (The Journal) and Edmonton Journal

1982 - Manitoulin Expositor, Little Current, Ontario

Honourable Mention: Hamilton Spectator
Citations of Merit: Edmonton Journal, CBOFT (Radio Canada)Ottawa, and Toronto Globe and Mail, CKTV-Regina

1981 - CFTM-TV (Télé-Métropole), Montreal and Kitchener-Waterloo Record (tied).

Honourable Mention: None
Citations of Merit: La Presse, Montreal, North Battleford News-Optimist and Regina Leader-Post

1980 - Edmonton Journal

Honourable Mention: CHUM-FM Toronto
Citations of Merit: Toronto Globe and Mail and Toronto Star

1979 - Kingston Whig-Standard

Honourable Mention: Edmonton Journal
Citations of Merit: Calgary Albertan, Calgary Herald and Windsor Star

1978 - Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Honourable Mention: BCTV, Vancouver, and Edmonton Journal
Citations of Merit: CFRN-TV, Edmonton, The Hamilton Spectator, The Kingston Whig-Standard

1977 - Toronto Globe and Mail

Honourable Mention: CBC-TV

1976 - Vancouver Sun

Honourable Mention: London Free Press

1975 - Montreal Gazette and London Free Press (tied).

1974 - Montreal Gazette

Honourable Mention: London Free Press and Cape Breton Post

1973 - CTV Television Network Ltd.

Honourable Mention: Dartmouth Free Press, CHRC-AM Quebec and CFCW-79 Camrose, Alberta

1972 - Toronto Globe and Mail and Halifax Scotian Journalist (tied).

Honourable Mention: Windsor Star and La Presse, Montreal

1971 - CBC Television

Honourable Mention: London Free Press, the Ottawa Citizen, and the Windsor Star.

1970 - The Financial Post and CBC-TV

Note: Citations of Merit were not introduced until the 1978 Award year.

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