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Annual Morguard Literary Awards
The winner of the Annual Morguard Literary Award in the Practicing
Industry Writer's category was W. E. (Bill) Johnston, M.A. L.L.B.,
Coldwell Banker Pinnacle Real Estate, Toronto, Ontario, for his
outstanding article entitles "Realtors and Disclosure."
ASEAN Assignment Awards
Tony Wong, business writer with The Toronto Star, Gord Hamilton,
forestry writer with The Vancouver Sun, and Ron Friesen,
agriculture reporter with The Manitoba Co-operator have been
named as winners of the 1998 ASEAN Assignment awards offered by
the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Canada-ASEAN Centre,
The 1998 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy has been awarded
to Vancouver Sun municipal affairs reporter Frances Bula.
Bula, a Saskatchewan native, won the national award for her proposal
to study the issue of affordable housing across Canada.
Banff's Mountain Book Fest
World Mountaineering: the World's Greatest Mountains by the
World's Greatest Mountaineers is the winner of the 1998 Banff
Mountain Book Festival Grand Prize, the $2000 Phyllis and Don Munday
award, sponsored by the Alberta sections of the Alpine Club of Canada..
Contributors to the book include: Greg Child, Roger Mear, Ed Douglas,
Kurt Diemburger, Steven Venables, Beth Wald, Simon Yates, Steve
Roper and Canadians Chic Scott and Barry Blanchard. The editor is
Audrey Salkeld and the publisher is U.K.'s Mitchell Beazley.
Winner of the Mountain Image Category was Stone and Silence
by Linda Waidhofer, published by Western Eye Press. The $500 prize
was sponsored by Miles High Image Centre in Banff, Canada.
Winner of the Adventure Travel Category was The Clouded Leopard
by Canadian author Wade Davis, published in Canada in 1998 by Douglas
and McIntyre. The $500 prize was sponsored by Mountain Travel*Sobek,
Winner of the Mountain Exposition Category was Going Higher
Oxygen, Man and Mountains (Fourth Edition) by Dr. Charles Houston,
published by The Mountaineers Books. The $500 prize was sponsored
by Mountain Lights Bookstore in Lake Louise, Canada.
Winner of the Mountain Literature Category was Postcards from
the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child,
published by The Mountaineers Books. The $1000 Jon Whyte Award was
sponsored by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Canada.
Winner of the Special Jury Mention, sponsored by Sector Sport Watches,
was Chomolunga Sings The Blues by Ed Douglas, published by
Winner of the Banff National Park Award, sponsored by Eagle Creek
Travel Gear, was Bear Tales from the Canadian Rockies by
Brian Patton, Editor, Fifth House Publishers.
Winner of the Canadian Alpine Journal Award was East End Boys
by Steve DeMaio. The $250 prize was sponsored by the Canadian Himalayan
Canadian Authors Association Writing Awards
The winner of the 1998 CAA Chapters Award for Fiction is Rita Donovan
for Landed (Buschek Books).
The winner of the 1998 CAA Jubilee Award for Poetry is Anne Szumigalski
for On Glassy Wings (Coteau Books).
The winner of the 1998 CAA Jubilee Award for Drama is Judith Thompson
for Sled (Playwrights Canada Press).
The winner of the 1998 CAA Birks Family Foundation Award for Biography
is Charlotte Gray for Mrs. King - the Life and Times of Isabelle
MacKenzie King (Penguin Books of Canada Ltd.).
The winner of the 1998 CAA Vicky Metcalf Editor's Award is Shelly
Canadian Farm Writers' Federation
Television News Reporting - The Jack McPherson Award
sponsored by Dow Elanco Canada
Gold: No prize awarded
Silver: Pete Montana, RD-TV Pigs in Your Space
Bronze: Diane Finstad, RD-TV Direct Seeding Demo
Radio News Reporting - The Tom Leach Award
sponsored by Alberta Wheat Pool
Gold: No prize awarded
Silver: No prize awarded
Bronze: Rod Parker, CJYM/CFYM Radio Wheat Midge, Fruit Flies
and Girls Shoes
News Release - The Alice Switzer Award
sponsored by United Farmers of Alberta Co-op Ltd.
Gold: Margaret Boyd, University of Guelph "Winter Coat"
Biotech Wine Grape Developed
Silver: Jenny Tye, University of Guelph University of Guelph
Students Perk Up the Soybean Industry
Bronze: Tracey Feist, Alberta Bison Alberta Bison Publishes
General Periodical - The Felix Schmaltz Award
sponsored by the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers
Gold: Tracey Feist, North American Waterfowl Management
Linking Soil & Water: Conservation for Future Generations
Silver: Amina Ali, University of Guelph "Research"
Dedicated to Dairy
Bronze: Jane Robinson, Semex Alliance Alliance Magazine
Technical Feature - The Peter Lewington Innovative Farmers Association
of Ontario Award
sponsored by Novartis Seeds
Gold: John Muggeridge, Farm & Country High Hopes for
Silver: Allan Dawson, Manitoba Cooperator Process Saves $31.50
Bronze: Terry Hockaday, Farm Forum Boot Camp for Crop Doctors
Press Column - The Frank Jacobs Award
sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
Gold: Barry Wilson, Western Producer Farmers Should Be Told
What's at Stake in Talks
Silver: Kevin Hursh, Saskatoon Star Phoenix Farmers Love
to Hate the Pool
Bronze: Jim Romahn, Manitoba Cooperator Third World Issues
Press Editorial - The O. R. Evans Award
sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd.
Gold: Garry Fairbairn, The Western Producer Oprah Phantom
Silver: Don Stoneman, Farm & Country Bubble, Bubble,
Toil and Trouble
Bronze: Ian Darling, Kitchener/Waterloo Record Safety on
Press Feature - The Dick Beamish Award
sponsored by Monsanto Canada Inc.
Gold: John Muggeridge, Farm & Country Europe Braces
Silver: Frances Anderson, Ontario Farmer Unbidden Strangers
Bronze: Laura Rance, Manitoba Cooperator California at a
Monthly Press Reporting - The Jack Cram Award
sponsored by the Canadian Seed Growers' Association
Gold: Tom Button, Farm & Country Farming the Monsanto
Silver: John Muggeridge, Farm & Country Co-ops Can
Bronze: Page Newton, Cattlemen's Magazine A Strategic Plan
Drives this Young Couple's Success
Lisa Boonstoppel-Pot, Ontario Hog Farmer Influences in the Gilt
Weekly Press Reporting - The Q. H. Martinson Award
sponsored by the Manitoba Co-operator
Gold: Karen Briere, Western Producer The 'Silent Majority'
Silver: Roberta Rampton, Western Producer Maple Leaf Attempts
Bronze: Michael Raine, Western Producer Creditors Awaiting
Payment for ConAgra Facilities
Daily Press Reporting - The C. B. Fairbairn Award
sponsored by The Western Producer
Gold: Mark Kihn, Calgary Herald Chipping in On the Farm
Silver: Lisa Schmidt, Regina Leader-Post Emu Oil May Cure
Bronze: Sylvia MacBean, Regina Leader-Post Fading into History
CRIAW's Award Winners for 1998
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Marion Porter Prize (English): Marjorie Griffin Cohen, "What
Women should Know About Economic Fundamentalism," Atlantis,
Honorable Mention (English): Cynthia Matheson, "Lesbian and
bisexual health care/Straight talk about experiences with physicians,"
Canadian Family Physician/Le Médecin de famille canadien,
Vol.44, august 1998.
Marion Porter Prize (French): Monique Gauvin, "Las discrimination
des lesbiennes en milieu de travail de l'occultation à la
prise de parole," Des droites à reconnaître, les
éditions du remue-ménage, 1998.
Robertine Barry Prize: Information not available at this time.
Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
Winner of the 1998 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
was Mrs. King: The Life and Times of Isabel Mackenzie King
by Charlotte Gray.
Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship for
The 1998 Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Native
Canadians has been awarded to Kim Belhumeur, a fourth-year student
in the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Communications program
at the University of Regina.
The Giller Prize
The 1998 Giller Prize was awarded to Alice Munro for Love of
a Good Woman.
John Drainie Award
Bernie Lucht, Executive Producer of CBC Radio's prestigious IDEAS
series, received the John Drainie Award during the Opening Night
Gala on Friday, October 2, 1998.
The John Drainie Award for Distinguished Contribution to Broadcasting
was presented to Peter Herrndorf, Chairman and CEO of TVOntario,
during the Opening Night Gala on Friday, February 27, 1998.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Grants were awarded to the
Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador $750
Kenneth J. Harvey $4000
TickleAce Magazine $2100
Carmelita McGrath $3960
Geraldine Ryan-Lush $4000
The NewTel-Arts Council Cultural Innovation Fund awarded Barry
13th Annual Toronto Arts Awards
Janet Rosenberg Architecture & Design Award
Ken Finkleman Media Arts Award
John Weinzweig Music Award
Mavis Staines Performing Arts Award
Noel Harding Visual Arts Award
Matt Cohen Writing & Publishing Award
Danny Grossman William Kilbourn Award
Louis Applebaum Lifetime Achievement Award
For information about awards see:
& Fortune: Comprehensive Listing of Awards and Prizes available
to Canadian journalists
Calendar: Current Award Application Deadlines
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