2022 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

2020 Premier Awards - Best Feature Story ( Circulation 12500 to 17499,Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Capital News (Kelowna, BC)
    Entry Title: Meet B.C.’s only cowboy cop; a voice for the livestock industry
    Entry Credit: Phil McLachlan
    Judge Comment: Fascinating story that sheds light on a job most of us had no idea existed. Detailed research coupled with excellent photography made this the winner.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: North Shore News (North/West Vancouver, BC)
    Entry Title: Love in the time of COVID-19
    Entry Credit: Andy Prest
    Judge Comment: Beautifully constructed and written story that provides a personal angle on the pandemic experience. A very worthy second place.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sachem (Haldimand County, ON)
    Entry Title: Balancing tourism, residential needs
    Entry Credit: Tara Lindemann
    Judge Comment: Meaty treatment of a topic that is clearly of great importance to the community. Quite the lede!
  • Competition Comment: Features can take on many forms, and in this category was everything from meaty analysis through to beautifully written personal stories that brought flavour to the news. Let's do more of these! In a world of tweets, it's nice to settle into stories that have space for nuance and heart.