The top prize for online media went to Jon Milton, Erin Seatter and Ethan Cox for the Ricochet investigation Meet the Canadian soldiers behind a white supremacist military surplus store at the Canadian Association of Journalists awards gala in Winnipeg on May 4.

Announced during a ceremony hosted by Walking Eagle News’s Tim Fontaine at the CAJs annual conference, nods also went to Kyle Edwards, who was presented with the JHR/CAJ Emerging Indigenous Journalist Award, and David CommonMelissa ManciniKatie PedersenValerie Ouellet and David McKie for the CBC Marketplace investigation into resident abuse at nursing homes, “Crying out for Care.”

The Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma also presented its 2018 Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting during the CAJ gala, honouring Kevin Eastwood for his CBC Doc POV film “After the Sirens,” which explored paramedics’ experiences with PTSD.

The French version of the Mindset award, le prix En-Tête, was awarded to Le Soleil’s Mylène Moisan on Sunday at the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec’s Gala des grands prix de journalisme.

The JHR/CAJ Award for Human Rights Reporting went to the CBC team that produced Beyond 94, a digital report card tracking progress and featuring news, personal stories and analysis related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action.

For the full list of CAJ award winners, visit their website here.

Steph Wechsler is J-Source's managing editor.