The winners of the 2016 Canadian Hillman Prizes have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners and their news outlets!
The judges chose three pieces that brought to light critical new information on the subject of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada and contributed to the federal government’s decision to call an inquiry into this tragedy.
“A Country’s Crisis: Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women,” The Globe and Mail
“SQ abuse: women break the silence,” Radio-Canada’s Enquête
“Missing and Murdered: Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls,” Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
“The Skin I’m In,” Toronto Life
“Known to Police,” The Toronto Star
“Minding the Monster,” The Walrus
Click here for the complete list of the winning journalists and descriptions of their outstanding contributions to Canadian journalism.
Click here for the Globe’s coverage of the win.