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Judges’ comments
GOLD: Shattered Dream Alberta Views

One of journalism’s great duties is to explode myths, and this fine article reveals the grim truth about the Trans Canada Trail. It gives a very detailed picture of the failures of the Trans Canada Trail, with research and reporting grounded by a heartbreaking personal story.

SILVER: When Things Fall Apart Alberta Views

This clear, precise prose marries perfectly with the more impressionistic drawings. Together they capture the practical and the emotional fallout of the breakdown of their family’s fragile caregiving network, after the decline of their elderly mother. The story is both edifying and heart wrenching, unique and all too familiar.

Shattered Dream GOLD WINNER

Alberta Views

by Edmund Aunger

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When Things Fall Apart SILVER WINNER

Alberta Views

by Clem Martini

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Canada, You're Like My Favourite One-Day Uncle and I Love You

Eighteen Bridges

by Richard Van Camp

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Learning to Unlearn

New Trail

by Curtis Gillespie

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Home After Home

Eighteen Bridges

by Jalal Barzanji

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How I Did Not Try to Kill Andrew Suknaski

Alberta Views

by Sid Marty

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Small Grey

Swerve

by Karen Hines

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Taken Over by the West

Glass Buffalo

by Sadia Masud

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The Truth is in the Dirt

Eighteen Bridges

by Anna Marie Sewell

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Woman and Politics

Alberta Views

by Jackie Flanagan

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Judges' comments
GOLD: Shattered Dream Alberta Views

One of journalism's great duties is to explode myths, and this fine article reveals the grim truth about the Trans Canada Trail. It gives a very detailed picture of the failures of the Trans Canada Trail, with research and reporting grounded by a heartbreaking personal story.

SILVER: When Things Fall Apart Alberta Views

This clear, precise prose marries perfectly with the more impressionistic drawings. Together they capture the practical and the emotional fallout of the breakdown of their family's fragile caregiving network, after the decline of their elderly mother. The story is both edifying and heart wrenching, unique and all too familiar.