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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, wearing an Argos CFL jersey, sits in council chambers as he awaits a motion to strip him from Mayoral powers following a tumultuous day at City Hall. This photo by The Globe's Moe Doiron won the 2013 National Newspaper Award for news feature photography. (MOE DOIRON/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, wearing an Argos CFL jersey, sits in council chambers as he awaits a motion to strip him from Mayoral powers following a tumultuous day at City Hall. This photo by The Globe's Moe Doiron won the 2013 National Newspaper Award for news feature photography. (MOE DOIRON/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Full list of 2013 National Newspaper Award winners and finalists Add to ...

Here is a full list of the winners and finalists for the 2013 National  Newspaper Awards


WINNER: Linda Barnard, Toronto Star, for a story about Edmonton filmmaker Michael Jorgensen, a review of Woody Allen’s film Blue Jasmine, and a feature about the making of the film Empire of Dirt

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FINALISTS: James Adams, Globe and Mail, for two stories about the world of visual art (including one that explored an intriguing quest to authenticate a painting) and a review of the film Inside Llewyn Davis; Ian Brown, Globe and Mail, for an interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, a profile of an artist who works in the 150-year-old “plein air” tradition, and a feature about the problem of judging photography in an age where cameras are ubiquitous


WINNER: Dakshana Bascaramurty, Globe and Mail, for coverage of the suburban communities surrounding Toronto

FINALISTS: Tom Blackwell, National Post, for coverage of the health beat; Charlie Fidelman, Montreal Gazette, for coverage of the health beat


WINNER: Calgary Herald team for coverage of floods that swept across southern Alberta

FINALISTS: Montreal La Presse team for coverage of the massive explosion caused by a runaway train in Lac-Mégantic, Que.; Ottawa Citizen team for coverage of a collision between a double-decker city bus and a VIA passenger train that left six people dead


WINNER: Globe and Mail team for in-depth analysis of the rapid decline of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion from a global technology leader to a company struggling to stay alive

FINALISTS: James Bagnall, Ottawa Citizen, for an investigation revealing how a building tradesman and accused fraudster was also a CSIS informant; Bill Redekop, Winnipeg Free Press, for a two-part series on the rise and fall of an Internet pharmacy venture


WINNER: Michèle Ouimet, Montreal La Presse, for three columns on a proposed charter of values that deeply divided the province of Quebec

FINALISTS: Luisa D’Amato, Waterloo Region Record, for columns on an inquest into the death of an inmate, plans for a local casino, and the shenanigans of school board trustees; Royson James, Toronto Star, for columns on violence within the city’s black community, the police shooting of a man on a city bus, and the challenge facing Toronto voters in the next mayoral election


WINNER: Bruce MacKinnon, Halifax Chronicle Herald

FINALISTS: Serge Chapleau, Montreal La Presse; Brian Gable, Globe and Mail


WINNER: John Roe, Waterloo Region Record

FINALISTS: Tony Keller, Globe and Mail; André Pratte, Montreal La Presse


WINNER: Amy Dempsey, Toronto Star, for using the case of a mentally ill man who killed a Toronto police sergeant with a stolen snowplow to explain what it takes, and what it means, for someone to be found neither guilty nor innocent in the eyes of the law

FINALISTS: John Allemang, Globe and Mail, for a piece exploring the pleasures, and the pleasurable pain, crossword puzzles have given to newspaper readers every day for a century; Claire Brownell, Windsor Star, for exposing just how much of her city belongs to the billionaire owner of the Ambassador Bridge, who has been buying and boarding up properties in hopes of building a new bridge to Detroit; Wendy Gillis, Toronto Star, for a report breaking down the complex task of cleaning up the urban oil spill caused by the Lac-Mégantic train disaster


WINNER: Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald, for a balletic image of a woman leaping over a huge street-corner puddle into the arms of her husband

FINALISTS: Tyler Anderson, National Post, for a photo of a fan being grabbed by security guards as he slides down a stadium wall beside a giant camera ad; Mark Blinch, Reuters, for a picture of a man and woman talking between a barrier that divided men’s and women’s prayer areas inside a mosque


WINNER: Michèle Ouimet and Agnès Gruda, Montreal La Presse, for an examination of Salafists, Islamist militants working to foment revolution and violence in Libya, Tunisia and Syria

FINALISTS: Mark MacKinnon and Marina Strauss, Globe and Mail, for a report exploring the misery and exploitation that brings clothes from sweatshops in Bangladesh to store shelves in Canada; Michelle Shephard, Tonda MacCharles, Andrew Livingstone and Laurent Prieur, Toronto Star, for an investigation into issues surrounding two Canadians who had been lured by Al Qaeda-inspired groups with the promise of jihad in Africa’s so-called “Arc of Instability”


WINNER: Karen Kleiss, Darcy Henton, Stephanie Coombs, Darren Francey and Paula Simons, Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal, for an investigation spanning four years that produced stunning revelations about the deaths of children in Alberta’s foster care system

FINALISTS: Adrian Humphreys, National Post, for a report exposing the attempts of a mysterious facilitator, working outside normal channels and using unconventional methods, to deport long-term illegal immigrants to Iran, South Africa, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Cameroon; Vincent Larouche and David Santerre, Montreal La Presse, for uncovering a crime network that funneled hundreds of Roma from Romania, as well as some impostors, into Canada

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