2023 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

General Excellence ( Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Suburban (St Laurent, QC)
    Entry Title: The Suburban
    Entry Credit: Michael Sochaczevski, Oliver Sutton, Beryl Wajsman
    Judge Comment: An excellent newspaper that covers a wide range of news and obviously reflects its community.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: St. Albert Gazette (St. Albert, AB)
    Entry Title: St. Albert Gazette
    Entry Credit: Barb Williamson, Brian Bachynski
    Judge Comment: A very good newspaper that seems to reflect its community and provides very good news coverage.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Wellington Advertiser (Fergus, ON)
    Entry Title: Wellington Advertiser - General Excellence (category 1014)
    Judge Comment: A good newspaper that covers a wide range of topics and provides solid news coverage.
  • Competition Comment: Great to see there is great work being done at newspapers across the country. Sad to see more and more uniformity in the chain papers, so that one newspaper in some chains is barely distinguishable from the others, and some of the chain papers seem to be focused on easy, predictable stories rather than cutting edge journalism.