Globe and Mail leads the pack at 2015 National Newspaper Awards

Canadian daily newspaper journalists were honoured at a special gala event in Edmonton on Friday, May 27 during the 67th annual National Newspaper Awards.

The Globe and Mail took top honours at the annual competition, earning prizes in nine categories and a special win for Globe foreign correspondent Joanna Slater, who was named the 2015 Journalist of the Year in recognition of her in-depth coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis in Europe.

La Presse and The Canadian Press each earned two awards, while eight other news organizations – Brandon Sun, the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, the Hamilton Spectator, the Kingston Whig-Standard, the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, the Ottawa Citizen, Postmedia Sports and the Toronto Star – each earned one award.

Visit the National Newspaper Awards website at for a complete list of this year’s winners.