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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 […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces finalists for the 2021 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism

Ottawa, April 21, 2022 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2021 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. This year’s finalists are: CBC News, CBC Saskatchewan, CBC Saskatoon, Global News, Kamloops this Week, and The Globe and Mail. “Despite the challenges of working in the second long year of a pandemic, I am heartened to […]

Michener Awards Foundation Announces the Winners of the Michener-Deacon Fellowships for Investigative Journalism

Ottawa, April 13, 2022 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced two Canadian journalists will receive the 2022 Michener – Deacon Fellowships for Investigative Journalism. Stéphane Blais, an environmental journalist with The Canadian Press, will focus on the environmental impacts and economic benefits of mining lithium; and freelance journalist Rob Csernyik will investigate the evolution of the relationship between gambling and suicides […]

APTN wins the Michener Award for searing investigation into a 12-year-old’s death in care

OTTAWA, June 21, 2021 - Tonight, in a virtual ceremony that showcased the journalistic excellence of six incredible finalists, APTN was announced as the winner of the 2020 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism for its stunning series, Death by Neglect. It is a stark and haunting investigation that delves into a First Nations child-welfare system in which three […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces finalists for the 2020 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism

Ottawa, April 20, 2021 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2020 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. This year’s finalists are: APTN; CBC News; The Globe and Mail; The Montreal Gazette; La Presse; and the Winnipeg Free Press. “The Michener Awards are Canadian journalism’s highest honour,” said Michener Foundation President Pierre-Paul Noreau, “and all […]