Globe and Mail wins 2014 Michener Award

The Globe and Mail has won the 2014 Michener Award for its series on thalidomide, which exposed years of government neglect and hardships endured by survivors and their families, and that resulted in the redress of a historical wrong with the government pledging fair compensation.The Michener Award is presented annually for journalism that makes a significant impact on the public good.

The Vancouver Sun earned a Citation of Merit for its series From Care to Where, which exposed the heartbreaking experiences and structural disadvantages foster children face when they turn 19 and must leave the care of the province of British Columbia.

Source: Michener Awards Foundation