Fife won the Don McGillivray prize for investigative journalism for his reporting on the Senate expenses scandal. Also, CBC led the CAJ awards with five wins.

 

 By Tamara Baluja

CTV’s Robert Fife won the Canadian Association of Journalists top investigative journalism prize. Fife won the Don McGillivray prize for investigative journalism for his reporting on the Senate expenses scandal.

CBC led the awards gala with five wins, followed by four wins by CTV, and the Jack Webster Foundation won the Charles Bury Award, previously known as the CAJ President’s Award.

Meanwhile the Department of Fisheries and Oceans picked up the CAJ’s Code of Silence Award.

For a complete list of award winners, click here.


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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.