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Michener Award recognizes powerful investigations into Residential School funds and Hockey Canada mismanagement in joint ceremony honoring public service journalism

Ottawa, June 16, 2023 - Today, in a ceremony at Rideau Hall, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, recognized the exceptional journalistic work of the Michener Award finalists from the past two years. The Michener Award for 2021 is presented jointly to CBC Saskatoon: Inside the failed push to make Catholic Church pay for its […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces finalists for the 2022 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism

Ottawa, April 26, 2023 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2022 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism: CBC News Saskatchewan, The Eastern Graphic, The Toronto Star, Radio-Canada and The Globe and Mail. “These Michener Awards finalists can and should be proud. They demonstrate yet again this year the profound and positive impact of quality […]

Michener Awards Foundation Announces its 2023 Fellowship Winners

April 20, 2023 - Ottawa, April 20, 2023 – The Michener Awards Foundation, which celebrates the best in public service journalism, today announced its 2023 Michener-L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship goes to Sarah Trick and Alanna King to create a new media style guide on disabilities. The Michener-Deacon fellowship for investigative reporting is awarded this year to Molly Thomas for […]

Michener Award Submissions are Open

OTTAWA, ON, January 10, 2023 - – Submissions for the 2022 Michener Award, Canada’s premier journalism award, are now open, and will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST, Feb. 17, 2023. Submissions can be made at The Michener Award is presented annually to news organizations, rather than individuals. Entries are judged for their professionalism, their impact on the public, and the […]

Michener Awards Foundation Honours Three Outstanding Contributions to Canadian Journalism

Ottawa, July 5, 2022 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced it is awarding three of its prestigious Michener-Baxter Awards for exceptional service to Canadian public service journalism. The three winners are: Norman Webster, John Honderich and Journalists for Human Rights. The Michener-Baxter Award was established in 1983 and is presented at the discretion of the foundation’s board of directors […]