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Honouring two of Canada’s most influential political journalists

Ottawa, May 21, 2024 - The Michener Awards Foundation (MAF) today announced it is awarding Chantal Hébert and Terry Mosher its prestigious Michener-Baxter Award for exceptional service to Canadian public service journalism. The Michener-Baxter Award was established in 1983 and is presented at the discretion of the foundation’s board of directors. The award is named for Clive Baxter, who received […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces finalists for the 2023 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism

Ottawa, April 30, 2024 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2023 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. This year’s finalists are: The Canadian Press, CBC/Radio-Canada, The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, The Narwhal + The Toronto Star, Radio-Canada. “We are so proud to honour the work of these newsrooms, and their profound impact […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces its 2024 fellowships winners

April 25, 2024 - OTTAWA, April 25, 2024 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced its Michener-Deacon Fellowship has been awarded to Ève Lévesque and Marie-Christine Noël, who will lead an investigation into food security in Canada for L’Actualité. The Michener-L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship goes to Jean-Hugues Roy and Naël Shiab to create a free online course on data […]

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 […]