Category : Awards

Written on Mar, 21, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment

Source – The Times Colonist Three Times Colonist reporters have been nominated for a National Newspaper Award for their five-day series on the fentanyl overdose crisis in Greater Victoria. Sarah Petrescu, Katie DeRosa and Louise Dickson were nominated in the project category in the annual awards that recognize excellence in Canadian journalism. The B.C. Coroners Service has reported that overdoses …

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Source: CWA|SCA Canada Three academics who documented the growing scourge of unpaid internships are this year’s winners of the Labour Reporting Award sponsored jointly by CWA Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists. Martin O’Hanlon, Director of CWA Canada, said Interns Unite! (You have nothing to lose — literally), published in November by the “fiercely independent” Briarpatch magazine, is an …

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Written on Apr, 05, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Union Privilege and the AFL-CIO have announced a new scholarship program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The one-time, $5,000 scholarships are for study for the academic year beginning in the fall of 2013 through summer 2014. They will be awarded to at least 50 talented high school seniors to help pay for the costs of …

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Written on Jun, 22, 2012 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: cwa-scacanada.ca CWA Canada extends congratulations to its members who are among the winners in this season of media awards. Claiming the country’s top honours for public service journalism is the Victoria Times Colonist, which secured the coveted Michener Award. Columnist Les Leyne, a member of the Victoria-Vancouver Island Newspaper Guild, accepted the award on behalf of the newspaper in a ceremony at …

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Source: michenerawards.ca Ottawa, June 12, 2012. The Times Colonist in Victoria has won the 2011 Michener Award for its reporting on a B.C. government policy that reduced support for people with developmental disabilities, Russell Mills, President of the Michener Awards Foundation, announced today. The coveted Michener Award was presented to Les Leyne, columnist for the Times Colonist, by His Excellency, The Right Honourable David …

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Written on Dec, 05, 2011 by in , , | Leave a comment

Source: cwa-scacanada.ca Has your journalism advanced the Canadian public’s understanding of a labour issue? Have you been creative in telling stories about workers and their unions? Has your story had an impact on policy or law? The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce there’s now an award for that — the CWA Canada / CAJ Award for Excellence in Labour …

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Source: timescolonist.com The Times Colonist has won the 2011 Jack Webster Award for best news reporting of the year. Times Colonist reporter Katie DeRosa took home the prize in the best news reporting category for print for her series “Policing the police.” Read entire story here

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Source:  timescolonist.com The Times Colonist is a finalist in two categories in the 2011 Jack Webster Awards — earning two nominations in the category of best print-news reporting of the year and picking up another nomination for best legal reporting. B.C.’s best journalists will be announced at the 25th annual Jack Webster Awards dinner on Oct. 24, in Vancouver. CTV’s …

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