PRIX de l'ACPS : les gagnants

2016 CALM Awards winners

Scroll to the bottom of the page to read about the judges. Vous trouverez l’information de nos juges au fin du page.

The Ed Finn Award for the best feature story

Staff produced

Health Services Association of Alberta

“Healing Power” by Terry Inigo-Jones

Volunteer produced

Unifor Local 1-S, Pat Crossman

Hospital Employees’ Union 

Name of Photographer: Caelie Frampton

Volunteer produced

Unifor Local 88

Photographer: Krista Muirhead

The Freeperson Award for best cartoon, illustration or infographic

Staff produced

British Columbia Teachers’ Federation for “Mentorship Confidential”


Volunteer produced

OPSEU Local 558

The Morden Lazarus Prize for best editorial, column, or opinion piece that thoughtfully argues labour’s position on an issue

OPSEU Local 558

The Cliff Scotton Prize for a narrative, video, audio or visual that reflects history, traditions and culture of the labour movement

Canadian Union of Public Employees, Equality History digital timeline

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.)

With Project Heart: Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC, British Columbia Teachers’ Federation

Best Campaign

Alberta Federation of Labour

The Katie FitzRandolph Award for best overall regular print publication

Staff produced:


Volunteer produced:

CUPW’s Edmonton Local’s publication, InsideOut

Rosemarie Bahr Excellence in Layout and Design

Staff produced:

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees for Direct Impact


Volunteer produced:

OPSEU Local 415 for Local Lines


Best Short Video

Teamsters Local 1999, for both their English and French short videos:


Honourable mention:

Fédération autonome de l’enseignement : profmatic 2015

Best Documentary

SEIU Healthcare for “Organize. Empower. Grow”  


Honourable mention:

Ontario Nurses’ Association for 

The Tragedy of Lori Dupont: Ten Years Later


Best Audio

Ontario Nurses’ Association for The Long Day / ER Nurse (scroll down):à

Best Hardcopy Promotional Material


Cast Your Future

Dennis McGann Stroke-of-Genius Award

Ontario Nurses’ Association’s Our Nurses Know campaign

Best Poster

Staff produced:




Volunteer produced:

Unifor Local 5555

Best website design

Staff produced: OPSEU:

Volunteer produced: OPSEU Local 110:


Best website content

Staff produced: OPSEU:

Volunteer produced: OPSEU Local 558:

Best use of social media

Staff produced: Public Service Alliance of Canada:

Honourable mention: Alberta Union of Provincial Employees


Volunteer produced: OPSEU 415

Prix ACPS - nos juges

2016 CALM Awards Judges

Design Category: Sheila Sampath

Sheila Sampath is an artist, educator and an activist designer, who’s work centres on community, collaboration and creativity. She has a background in grassroots activism and organizing which she incorporates into her strategic approach to graphic design and popular education as Principal and Creative Director at The Public, an activist design studio that is built on community-based practices and anti-oppression. She is the Editorial and Art Director of the award-winning Shameless — Canada’s feminist voice for young women and trans youth, and an Assistant Professor in the faculty of design at OCAD University.

English Writing Category: Daniel Tseghay

Daniel Tseghay is a labour reporter for, where he focuses mainly on migrant work in BC. However, he's likely to cover anything from the organizing of freelance writers to labour's responsibility to struggles outside the workplace. He is based in Vancouver.

Catégories écriture français: Eve-Lyne Couturier

Eve-Lyne Couturier a étudié en science politique à l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Elle a été analyste devant la Régie de l'énergie pour le Regroupement des organismes environnementaux en énergie pendant 3 ans et travaille depuis 2008 à l'IRIS sur les enjeux d'inégalités de revenus, l'évolution du système de retraite québécois et l'impact des politiques publiques sur les femmes.

Online categories: Chris Lawson

Chris Lawson is a freelance web producer, designer, strategist and general dogsbody. A former president of CALM, he’s worked for three national unions over the course of 24 years doing union communications. A self-taught geek with a degree in politics and too much time in student journalism, he’s been encouraging unions to move their communications into the Internet era since Netscape Navigator 1.0. Lawson discovered computer-mediated communication in the era of the 1200 BAUD modem, when social media was all about bulletin board systems with names like Opus, Fido and Binkleyterm. He’s won CALM awards not only for the websites he’s produced, but also for posters and newletters. He blogs at and is on Twitter as @cmkl

Broadcast categories: Angelica Montgomery

Angelica Montgomery is a reporter and news reader for CBC radio in Quebec city, and political analyst for CBC Montreal. She worked for eight years covering the province's politics for the private radio station CJAD out of the Quebec National Assembly, where she also sat on the executive of the legislature's press gallery. Angelica got her start in journalism 12 years ago at the CBC in Moncton, New Brunswick, where she was part of a team that won a national RTNDA award for their coverage of a Rolling Stones concert. She later ran the CBC's bureau in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Angelica has also freelanced out of Mexico, Guatemala and Taiwan. She is a graduate of both the University of Victoria and the University of King's College in Halifax and was born in Atlanta, Georgia.