CALM Award 2009

June 9, 2009, 10:40 AM EST


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At the annual Canadian Association of Labour Media conference, CAW local unions were recognized for their excellent work in newsletters, photography, web design, writing as well as clever approaches to union activism. An amazing 11 awards were won this year. The conference was held in May in Saskatoon.

Best Overall Publication, for locals more than 1,000 - The Oshaworker - CAW Local 222
Excellence in Writing, for Locals more than 1,000 - The Oshaworker - CAW Local 222
Excellence in Writing, produced by staff - The Union Forum - FFAW/CAW
Excellence in Layout and Design, for locals more than 1,000 - Local 112 - The Aircrafter
Dennis McGann Stroke-of-Genius Award - Chris Buckley - CAW Local 222 - for orchestrating the blockade of the GM headquarters in June 2008
Best Moving Billboard - produced by volunteers - CAW Local 222 - Made in Canada Matters T-Shirt
Best Photograph, produced by volunteers - CAW Local 112 - The Aircrafter
Best photograph, produced by staff - FFAW/CAW - The Union Forum, photo by Jamie Baker
Best Overall Website, produced by volunteers - CAW Local 112
Best Website Content, produced by volunteers - CAW Local 88
Best Website Design, produced by volunteers - CAW Local 112

Congratulations to all winners and all local union editors, web writers and communicators across the country who enrich the lives of working people through their efforts each day.

CALM is a network of union publications and editors that provides labour-friendly stories, graphics and training to labour communicators across the country. The CAW national union and numerous CAW local unions are members of CALM.

For more information, please visit: http://www.calm.ca/

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