2022 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

2020 Premier Awards - Best Historical Story ( Circulation 10000 to 12499,Circulation 12500 to 17499,Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Southpoint Sun (Leamington-Wheatley, ON)
    Entry Title: Leamington flyer forever linked to famous bomber
    Entry Credit: Mark Ribble
    Judge Comment: An interesting story, and nice bright writing brought this piece to the top of the entries.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Lake Report (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON)
    Entry Title: Who really won the War of 1812?
    Entry Credit: Denise Ascenzo
    Judge Comment: A very thorough examination of the War of 1812 and different perspectives on who the real winners were.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Cowichan Valley Citizen (Duncan, BC)
    Entry Title: A legendary Catalina touches down in Cowichan
    Entry Credit: Kevin Rothbauer
    Judge Comment: An interesting story on preservation of a plane that played an important role in the Second World War.
  • Competition Comment: All the entries were interesting and enjoyable to read. Community newspapers hare a role to play in preserving the history of their communities, and it's great to see so many great stories reminding readers of the history in their own communities.