2022 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

2020 Special Competitions - Best Business Writing ( Circulation 10000 to 12499,Circulation 12500 to 17499,Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Pique News Magazine (Whistler & Pemberton, BC)
    Entry Title: Growing Pride: Lil’wat Nation poised to capture economic potential
    Entry Credit: Braden Dupuis
    Judge Comment: This winning entry stood out from a pack for excellent stories. A compelling feature on how the Lil’wat and Squamish Nations, harnessed their pride and potential and used their close connection to the land, the mountain, the lakes, and their history to change the face and the fate of their community in the shadow of a world class ski resort. Outstanding reporting!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Surrey NOW-Leader (Surrey/North Delta, BC)
    Entry Title: Retailers on losing end of online trend
    Entry Credit: Tom Zytaruk
    Judge Comment: A well researched, detailed look at how the reality of doing business in the digital age and how online shopping not to mention shutdowns by corporate giants is impacting retailers and the community.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Lake Report (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON)
    Entry Title: A stroll through Old Town
    Entry Credit: Richard Harley
    Judge Comment: The pandemic had a huge impact on businesses and communities – especially border towns. This story looks at how multiple merchants are facing the challenge of slowly coming back to life while keeping their customers safe.
  • Competition Comment: With lots of excellent features, this category was a difficult one to judge.