Media Awards 2011


Nominees & Winners

Congratulations to the 2011 nominees. They have all produced outstanding work that has increased our understanding and awareness of child sexual exploitation. . Thank you!



Bob Weber
The Canadian Press – Women link up on the web to bring convicted pedophile priest back to Canada

Daphne Bramham
The Vancouver Sun
Evidence rules leave disabled Canadian girls open to sex abuse

WINNER!  Daphne Bramham
The Vancouver Sun
Polygamy in Canada: The ongoing saga (series)

12-year-old girls delivered for marriage
BC Supreme Court opens debate on polygamy
The tragedy of Bountiful’s students
Bountiful’s girls deserve same decisive action accorded to sled dog
Future of Canada’s polygamy law rests in hands of chief justice
Texas convicts polygamist pedophile, while B.C. dithers over religious freedom

Meagan Robertson
The Chief
Raising awareness about sexual exploitation

Mike Howell
Vancouver Courier – Predator bait

Alison Langley
Niagara Falls Review
The fight against human trafficking

John McKiggan
The Lawyers Weekly – The Catholic Church and Sexual Abuse:  Is the Church’s response real action or window dressing?

WINNER!  Kathleen Frenette
Journal de Québec
Série –
Des collections presque sans fin
Magasiner sa victime sur le net
Des signes révélateurs
Patients et sournois
Un jeu habilement monté


Hugo Meunier
La Presse
Série – Tourisme sexuel en République Dominicane
Le Bordel caché des Québecois

Helen Slinger
Bountiful Films for CBC Passionate Eye & Vancouver International Film Festival
When the Devil Knocks
#1- 44 minute version
#2 – 90 minute version
Joan Weeks
CBC Maritime Magazine – Fenwick MacIntosh:  Pursuing a pedophile

WINNER!  Linden MacIntyre & Neil Docherty
CBC News – the fifth estate – Betrayal

Alan Mendelsohn
Cogent Benger for Vision TV (Zoomer Media)
Sex Scandals & Religion: The wall of silence

Carl Thériault
Une Pilule, Une Petite Granule –  Agressions sexuelles: les garçons aussie

Normand Grondin – Journaliste
Enquête Société Radio–Canada
Enquête, Silence religieux

WINNER!  Raymonde Provencher
Télé-Québec – Grace, Milly, Lucy…des fillettes soldates

Emmanuelle Latraverse
Le Téléjournal Radio-Canada
Enfants esclaves

Mario Proulx et Eugénie Francoeur
Premierè Chaîne Radio-Canada
Une enfance pour la vie

Lisette Marcotte et Maryse Chartrand
Canal Vie
De l’ombre à la lumière – Tout se joue après 6 ans

Anton Mwewa
Niagara College Canada – Letting go of the past:  Sexual abuse survivor finds strength to cut ties, and love again

WINNER!  Lisa Mayor
Lakehead University
Polygamous Leaders Welcome RCMP Probe

There were no submissions for this category.

Media Awards 2011