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2020 Awards Judges
Rob Rousseau is a writer and podcast host from Montreal, Quebec. He is the host and producer of popular Canadian politics podcast 49th Parahell, as well as a new show covering the United States presidential election, The Insurgents. A former professional musician, he has experience working with world-class audio engineers and producers at state-of-the-art studios around the world. His writing has appeared in publications like Paste Magazine, Vice, and Passage.
English writing categories
Emily Leedham is an independent labour journalist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is an editor at RankandFile.ca and hosts a week labour news podcast Rank & File Radio - Prairie Edition. Her work has also appeared in Vice, Briarpatch, Canadian Dimension.
Écriture en français
2019 CALM Award winners
Winner: Staff produced - AUPE "Keep it clean" by Maryn Edwards
Winner: Volunteer produced - OPSEU Local 242 "Beyond #Metoo" by Shannon Macrae
Honourable mention: Volunteer produced - SEIU-West "Humboldt strong" by Teegan Hunter
Winner: Staff Produced - PSAC
Honourable mention: Staff produced - SEIU-Healthcare
Winner: Volunteer Produced - British Columbia Teachers' Federation, "The Knowledge Keepers Project"
Honourable mention: Volunteer produced - Unifor 1S
3. The Freeperson Award for best cartoon, illustration or infographic
Winner: Staff produced - CSN
Honourable mention: Unifor "The real cost of news"
Winner - Volunteer produced - BCTF - "My inclusion is..."
Honourable mention - Volunteer produced SCCC-UQO
4. Morden Lazarus Prize for best editorial, column, or opinion piece that thoughtfully argues labour’s position on an issue
Winner: Hospital Employees' Union "Firing front-line workers no solution to recruitment" by Jennifer Whiteside
Honourable Mention: Manitoba Teachers' Society "'Twas the night before New Year's" by George Stephenson"
Winner: AUPE "AUPE Comics"
6. The Fighting Oppression Award for a communications initiative that raises consciousness and contributes to struggles against racism, sexism, homophobia, ableism and other forms of oppression and discrimination.
Winner: Unifor Workers with DisAbilities building our Union
7. Best campaign – can be produced by an ad agency - that exposes an anti-union or anti-social practice.
Winner: Best local campaign - volunteer produced - Cupe 3902 - Sick of Racism
Winner: Best local campaign - staff or agency produced - Hospital Employees Union - "Stop the mass layoffs at Lakeshore and Madison"
Winner: Best provincial or national campaign - HSAA - Ambulance Services
Honourable Mention: Best provincial or national campaign - NUPGE, Unions F@#K Yeah!
Winner: Staff produced - UFCW 1518 - Summer Update
Winner: Volunteer produced - OPSEU Local 242: In/Sol
Le Prix Katie-FitzRandolph pour la meilleure publication imprimée - CSN - Le Point syndical
9. Rosemarie Bahr award for excellence in print layout and design in regular print publication
Winner: Staff produced - AUPE - Direct Impact
Winner: Volunteer produced - USW 1998 - 20th Anniversary Steel Drum
Honourable mention: Volunteer produced - OPSEU - In Solidarity
Mention honorable: CSN - "Tous dans le même bateau" - Perspectives CSN - Mathieu Murphy-Perron
Mention honorable: SCCC-UQO - "Serons-nous radicaux ou conciliants? - Nicholas Harvey
Winner: CSN - En route vers le respect
Honourable Mention: SEIU Healthcare - Team up for healthcare
12. Best narrative video, or video series documentary
Winner: PSAC - Here for Canada
Honourable Mention: Unifor - Save Local Media
13. Best audio production: radio ad, podcast.
Winner: SGEU: Radio Ad for Where the money didn't go
Winner: SGEU - Golf Balls
Honourable mention: PSAC - Red Dress Campaign
15. Dennis McGann Stroke-of-Genius Award for the most unusual, innovative, novel communications project.
Winner: PSAC - The Heat is on: https://psacunion.ca/the-heat-is-on
Winner: Staff produced - CUPW
Winner: Volunteer produced - CUPW
Winner: AUPE - Bargaining Campaign - Dear Management: https://www.facebook.com/yourAUPE/photos/a.10150217340905970/10156233220790970/?type=3&theater
Honourable mention: MoveUP Stop the blood ban
Honourable mention: UFCW 1518 Z-Card
19. Best website redesign
20. Most innovative online tool
Winner: SGEU - SaskLiquorPricing App
21. Best use of social media by a union
Winner: Staff - Unifor
Winner: Volunteer - CUPE 2424
CALM 2018 Awards judges
2019 awards judges - les juges des prix 2019
Writing categories (English)
Vicky Mochama is a podcaster and columnist. She was the national columnist for Metro News where she wrote on race, gender and Canadian politics. She has also written columns for the Toronto Star and Flare Magazine. She is also a humour writer and a co-author of the best-selling Canadaland Guide to Canada. Her writing has been published in the Globe and Mail, TVO, NOW magazine and CBC.ca. (Photo credit Eduardo Lima)
Les catégories écrits (français)
Haïtienne, activiste et féministe, Paige Galette a toujours été passionnée des mouvements politiques qui luttent pour la justice sociale. Elle milite activement au sein de divers mouvements, tels que celui des femmes, des communautés francophones en situation minoritaire, de la communauté noire, de la communauté Queer, ainsi qu’au sein du mouvement syndical luttant pour un marché équitable.
Samson Learn is an east coast photographer with a knack for capturing emotions and candid moments. He's a dark rum drinking storyteller, motivated heavily by connecting with and documenting cherished events and memories for others. Samson loves tacos and travel, avoids crowds, and prefers a good ol' kitchen party over going out. You can find Samson wishing he had a dog and planning his dream house in the Annapolis Valley.
Amy Kishek is a Palestinian-Canadian podcast host, and labour lawyer. She works in-house for one of Canada's largest public sector unions. representing members and the union in matters of labour and human rights law before labour boards and arbitrators across the country. She has appeared before parliamentary committees and provides legal education seminars. Amy is the co-host of the Ottawa-based Bad and Bitchy podcast, an intersectional feminist podcast offering topical weekly takes on politics, social issues and pop culture, and has contributed opinion pieces to both local and national publications. Amy was previously a political staffer and has a master's degree in international political economy. Amy has worked with a number of organizations in federal lobbying and advocacy, including issues of unpaid internships and electing more women to federal politics. She embraces the label of social justice activist, has organized rallies and marches, and brings her feminism to her satirical writing at the Beaverton.
Chris Parsons is a writer and organizer in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His writing on politics, history and labour has appeared in The Coast, Labour/Le Travail, Vice Canada, rankandfile.ca, and various other outlets. Parsons is also the co-host of the award-winning politics podcast Dog Island. He works for the Nova Scotia Health Coalition where he helps communities fight for universal, public health care.