Toronto’s Globe and Mail leads all entrants in the 68th National Newspaper Awards competition with 19 nominations.
Montreal’s La Presse has nine finalists, the Toronto Star eight, the Canadian Press five, and the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Winnipeg Free Press each have three nominations in the competition, which is open to daily newspapers, news agencies, as well as online news sites approved for entry by the NNA Board of Governors.
Other organizations with multiple nominations include the National Post, Le Droit, the Toronto Sun and the Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun with two each.
Fifteen other organizations received one nomination each.
There are 70 nominations in 21 categories, selected from 959 entries for work published in 2016. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Toronto on Friday, May 5.
A full list of this year's nominees can be found here