2023 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Premier Awards - Best Multimedia Breaking News Coverage ( Circulation 10000 to 12499,Circulation 12500 to 17499,Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Saanich News (Saanich, BC)
    Entry Title: Witnesses report ‘at least 50’ shots fired after brazen bank shooting in Saanich
    Entry Credit: Don Descoteau, Katherine Engqvist, Greater Victoria News Team
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: North Shore News (North/West Vancouver, BC)
    Entry Title: Three-storey apartment fire displaces dozens of residents
    Entry Credit: Jane Seyd, Alanna Kelly
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Lake Report (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON)
    Entry Title: Kai Bartel strikes gold
    Entry Credit: Molly Bowron, Richard Harley, Kevin MacLean
    Judge Comment: None
  • Competition Comment: It was great to see multiple reporters working on small-town community newspapers. Judging these stories was a unique experience that I never had before. I wish all the best and congratulations to the winners.