Finalists for the 2003 Canadian Pacific Railway Better Newspapers Competition (BNC) and the Canadian International Development Association (CIDA) Awards were announced on April 21.
Finalists are listed alphabetically at http://www.east-meets-west.ca/bnc .
There were 2,662 entries in the 2003 BNC. Of the 2,662 entries, 122 were to the General Excellence Awards and 2,540 were entries to the Premier and Special Competition Awards categories.
Finalists are invited to attend the BNC Awards ceremony in Vancouver during the joint BCYCNA/CCNA conference.
Originally scheduled to be announced on April 7, the change was put into effect to give judges and staff more time to process the entries.