2023 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Premier Awards - Best Historical Story ( Circulation up to 1499,Circulation 1500 to 3999,Circulation 4000 to 6499,Circulation 6500 to 9999) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Macleod Gazette (Fort Macleod, AB)
    Entry Title: Sherry Hirsche walked in veteran father’s footsteps
    Entry Credit: Frank McTighe
    Judge Comment: Everything I was looking for was included; now/ then; here/there; who/what. Good job Frank!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Shilo Stag (CFB Shilo, MB)
    Entry Title: Grandchildren share grandfather’s Great War scrapbooks
    Entry Credit: Jules Xavier
    Judge Comment: Very nice layout. It caught my attention among all other entries. Story was well written too.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Haldimand Press (Haldimand County, ON)
    Entry Title: Wartime contributions of our Indigenous neighbours
    Entry Credit: Mike Renzella
    Judge Comment: Well written. Just missing a current photo.
  • Competition Comment: Good entries; tough competition. Just remember to make the layout interesting; and to include current defences as well to help tie things together.