The CBC-TV series Da Vinci's Inquest and Made In Canada were multiple winners Monday night at the fifth annual Writers Guild of Canada Top 10 screenplay awards.
Alan DiFiore, Chris Haddock, Frank Borg and Esta Spalding won for their Da Vinci script, It's a Bad Corner, while DiFiore, Haddock and Spalding also won for the episode entitled The Lottery.
Rick Mercer won for the Made in Canada instalment, Damacles: What a Doll, while Ed Riche won for Life in the Woods.
The late Rob Forsyth was honoured for his screenplay for the CTV movie Dr. Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story, while director Denys Arcand and J. Jacob Potashnik won for the big-screen comedy, Stardom. The recent CBC drama Scorn also provided a win for Andrew Rai Berzins.
Scott Lee Peters won for Simon Says, an episode of The Outer Limits on Global. Suzanne Bolch and John May won for The Shallow Issue, an installment of CBC's youth series Our Hero.
And John Lazarus took home a prize for the CBC radio drama Calm Before the Storm, an episode on the series Village of Idiots.
The WGC awards were handed out at a gala hosted by Cathy Jones of CBC's This Hour Has 22 Minutes. CP