2022 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

2021 Premier Awards - Best Historical Story ( Circulation 10000 to 12499,Circulation 12500 to 17499,Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Lake Report (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON)
    Entry Title: Remembering heroics of Victoria Cross soldier
    Entry Credit: Evan Saunders
    Judge Comment: Everything you want in a story. Engaging, full of information and a story you don't want to put down. There was a plethora of information I didn't know and as a result I want to study more. Fantastic job!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Pique News Magazine (Whistler & Pemberton, BC)
    Entry Title: The Legend of Frank Gott
    Entry Credit: Alyssa Noel
    Judge Comment: Absolutely loved this story. I read it three times. Layout is fantastic, style of writing is engaging, and layout is eye catching. Love, love this story from start to finish!
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Victoria News (Victoria, BC)
    Entry Title: Aiming high: The pioneer of female sharpshooting
    Entry Credit: Jane Skrypnek
    Judge Comment: Another story I didn't want to put down. A historical piece that any reader would be drawn to. Layout is fantastic and content well researched and presented. One of the best reads I have had in a while.
  • Competition Comment: What an honour to be asked to judge some incredible articles from some amazing reporters in our industry. Publications with reporters of this calibre really showcase why Newspapers Matter! Keep up the exceptional work. Through your hard work and exceptional writing, you keep newspapers important and relevant. You are the written history of this great country and from the selections I was given, our industry is in good hands.