Congrats to CALM Winners!

May 31, 2012, 10:30 AM EST

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CAW local union communicators, newsletter editors, photographers and writers won big again this year at the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) Awards. Congratulations to all winners and all local union communicators right across the country who continue to work hard to keep CAW members informed and engaged in the union.

The award ceremony was held the annual CALM conference, in Hamilton, Ontario May 24-26.

Best photograph produced by volunteers: CAW Local 88 "A Mile in Her Shoes"

Honourable mention - Best overall publication of locals less than 1,000 members: CAW Local 4451 - The Rubber Report

Best overall publication of locals more than 1,000 members: CAW Local 222 - The Oshaworker

Excellence in writing produced by locals of more than 1,000 members: CAW Local 222 - Durham College journalism intern from Durham College Siobhan Bothwell -  for Oshawa Day of Mourning article in Oshaworker

Best flyer or brochure - CAW National Communications "There's a lot at stake" (Ontario election flyer)

Honourable mention - Ed Finn award for best feature story: CAW Local 88 

Morden Lazarus Prize for opinion writing:  CAW National Communications - Ken Lewenza for "Corporate runaways..." Op-ed

Honourary mention - Cliff Scotton Prize: CAW Local 1285 - for 50th Anniversary book

Dennis McGann Stroke of Genius Award: CAW Local 199  for the 75th anniversary calendar

CALM is a network of union publications and editors that provides labour-friendly stories and graphics and training for labour communicators. The major affiliates of the Canadian Labour Congress set up CALM in 1976. For more information on CALM or to learn how to join, please visit:

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