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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, Singapore.
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, California.
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 Constable.
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 Foundation.
Canadian Authors Association Writing Awards
The winner of the 1998 CAA Chapters Award for Fiction is Rita Donovan
for Landed (Buschek Books).
Canadian Farm Writers' Federation
Television News Reporting - The Jack McPherson Award
Gold: No prize awarded
Gold: No prize awarded
Gold: Margaret Boyd, University of Guelph "Winter Coat"
Biotech Wine Grape Developed
General Periodical - The Felix Schmaltz Award
Gold: Tracey Feist, North American Waterfowl Management
Gold: John Muggeridge, Farm & Country High Hopes for
Gold: Barry Wilson, Western Producer Farmers Should Be Told
What's at Stake in Talks
Press Editorial - The O. R. Evans Award
Gold: Garry Fairbairn, The Western Producer Oprah Phantom
Gold: John Muggeridge, Farm & Country Europe Braces
Gold: Tom Button, Farm & Country Farming the Monsanto
Gold: Karen Briere, Western Producer The 'Silent Majority'
Gold: Mark Kihn, Calgary Herald Chipping in On the Farm
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, Fall 1997
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 Native Canadians
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
The NewTel-Arts Council Cultural Innovation Fund awarded Barry
13th Annual Toronto Arts Awards
Janet Rosenberg Architecture & Design Award
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