Media Award

National Media Award

Award Purpose

  • The National CHPCA Media Award recognizes media professionals and organizations for outstanding coverage and advancement of issues related to hospice palliative and end-of-life care in Canada.
  • To publicly communicate and highlight exemplary media professionals and organizations that advance public awareness of hospice palliative care and quality end-of-life care in Canada.

Past Award Recipients

2017  

Shirlee Engel

2015  

Sharon Kirkey

2013  

André Picard

2012  

Globe and Mail and Lisa Priest

2011  

The Graduate Program of Journalism at Western and the CBC                            

2010  

Tim Wilson

2007  

Zone 3 Inc.

2006  

The Ottawa Citizen


Award Eligibility

  • An exemplary media professional or organization that advances public awareness of hospice palliative care and end-of-life care in Canada.
  • Stories may be news, feature, column or opinion pieces and may be a single piece of work or a series. A series will be judged as a single piece.
  • Emphasis will be placed on media professionals or organizations who have made an impact at the national level.
  • The recipient must be a Canadian citizen or organization.
  • The recipient of the National Media Award must meet all of the selection criteria as determined by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. It is possible that the award may not be granted in every year. The award will be given to only one individual or organization in a given year.

Nominations

Recipients of the National CHPCA Media Award are selected by the CHPCA National Office.

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Regional Media Award

Award Purpose

  • The Regional CHPCA Media Award recognizes media professionals and organizations for outstanding coverage and advancement of issues related to hospice palliative and end-of-life care in Canada.
  • To publicly communicate and highlight exemplary media professionals and organizations that advance public awareness of hospice palliative care and quality end-of-life care in Canada.

Award Eligibility

  • An exemplary media professional or organization that advances public awareness of hospice palliative care and end-of-life care in Canada.
  • Stories may be news, feature, column or opinion pieces and may be a single piece of work or a series. A series will be judged as a single piece.
  • Emphasis will be placed on media professionals or organizations who have made an impact at the regional level.
  • The recipient must be a Canadian citizen or organization.
  • The recipient of the Regional Media Award must meet all of the selection criteria as determined by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. It is possible that the award may not be granted in every year. The award will be given to only one individual or organization in a given year.
2017   Terry Dimonte, CHOM FM     

Nominations

Recipients of the Regional CHPCA Media Award are selected from submissions made from the general public.