Wednesday, January 17, 2018

[Update] Brett Popplewell wins inaugural $10,000 Allan Slaight Prize for Journalism at The Walrus

[Update] The winner of the inaugural $10,000 Allan Slaight Prize for Journalism at The Walrus magazine is 
[This post has been updated] On January 17, one fortunate writer for The Walrus magazine will receive the $10,000 Allan Slaight Prize for Journalism. It is for the  most outstanding article published in The Walrus in 2017. The prize will support journalists in pursuing compelling stories of social import. The shortlisted stories are:
The prize is funded by the Slaight Family Foundation, which was established in 2008, in honour of Allan Slaight, a philanthropist who created Canada’s largest privately owned multi-media company, Standard Broadcasting, and was instrumental in bringing the Raptors (and the Air Canada Centre) to Toronto. Community works include having served as the chair of the United Way of Greater Toronto and the Shaw Festival. 


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