The 2015 Award Ceremony happened in Saint John, New Brunswick as the NCRC was hosted by Local 107.3 (CFMH -FM)
Check out the photos as the video from the event below!
Neskie Manuel Award for Aboriginal Affairs and Culture Programming: Open to shows or individual radio pieces. Submission should be by, for, and/or about Indigenous people. The submitted audio should fall under at least one of those three categories.
Winning First Place : Natasha Bob, Geraldine Manson & Kenny Brault - Si'em' nu Ts' lhhwulmuhw (My Fellow Native People) – CHLY
Honorable Mention: Lauren Crazybull - Voices of the Silenced: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada - CKXU
Documentary: Open to all documentaries that devote themselves to covering a particular subject in some depth.
Winning First Place: Sam Fenn, Gordon Katic & Katherine Beckett - Cited: Superpredators Revisited - CiTR & CJSF
Honorable Mention: Liz Mcarthur – Road to Unistoten – CFUV
Honorable Mention: Brenna Owen - Beyond Closed Doors: an exploration of hidden & youth homelessness in Kingston, Ontario - CFRC
Local Talent Development Award: honours how your station has contributed to supporting the work of local artists in the past year. This support can come in a variety of ways, from promoting local bands, to hosting live events.
The Winner is: Myke Atkinson - Sunrise Sessions – CJSW
Honorable Mention: Taylor Lucas - Ivory Hours Live on CHRW - CHRW
Syndicated Show or Podcast: Open to shows broadcast on a member station that are also podcasts or air on at least one other community radio station or television station in Canada.
The Winner Is: Danielle Dolgoy & Trevor Chow-Fraser - Terra Informa: Your Fracking Answers - CJSR
Honorable Mention: Samuel Perreault, Jean-François Roy, Jonathan Chagnon et Louis-Dominic Bertrand - La Chasse – CHUO
Honorable Mention : Paul Daniel, Michael Iantorno, Joe Lamanna - Contact - Two Unique Perspectives on Parenting and Disability - AMI-audio
Creative Production: Open to audio art, PSAs, Station IDs or advertisements.
The Winner Is: Peter Oliver – Pet Friendly Radio – CJSW
Honorable Mention: Joe Hartfeil - A Minority of One: Rex Atlas Learns a Thing or Two About CJSR - CJSR
Community Radio Legend Award: Shelley Robinson
Breaking Barriers: Open to shows or individual radio pieces. This category is devoted to programming that fights oppression, discrimination, and promotes equity.
The Winner Is: Deepi Leihl, Morgan Yee - We Are All Equal - CiTR
Honorable Mention: Lwam Berhe & The BSA - The Blacktivist Speaks - CHRW
Special Programming: Open to non-regular programming that covers a specific event or issue such as an event in the community, or International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The Winner Is: Olivier Charbonneau + CHUO Team - Série Live du Vieux-Hull – CHUO
Honorable Mention: Liz Mcarthur – Trans Labour Rights- CFUV
Women's Hands and Voices: Open to shows or individual radio pieces. Submission should be by, for, and/or about Women’s issues and subjects. The submitted audio should fall under at least one of these three categories
The Winner Is: Julie Lalonde - Third Wave - CHUO
Honorable Mention: Lina Asfour-Muir - Ladies First Show - CHUO
Sports: Open to sports shows, sports coverage, live sports coverage, or individual sports stories.
The Winner Is: Shaun O'Leary - Full Circle - CFUV
Honorable Mention: John Urban – CIS Finals - CHRW
Current Affairs or Magazine Show: Open to one episode or a selection from episodes of a regular spoken word program.
The Winner Is: Jim Hyder – Senior Moments - CILU
Honorable Mention: Kay Rollans - All That Matters - Making Sense - CJSR
News: Open to newscasts, news programs, or individual news stories.
The Winner Is: Victoria King, Michael Welch - Canadian Museum for Human Rights – CKUW
Honorable Mention: Cathy Inouye, Susan Fitch, Albertha Rennie - Labour Radio: Live from the Peoples' Social Forum, Ottawa – CKUT
CKLN-FM Community Development Award: This award honours how your station has helped your community in the past year. This can include programming, special events, charity, fundraising, partnerships with other local organizations or anything else that made a difference. This award was renamed in honour of CKLN-FM, the community-based campus station formerly based at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.
The Winner Is: CJSW Salutes - CJSW
Music Programming: Open to all music shows.
The Winner Is: Timothy Tweed - Sounds from the Tenacious Hi-Fi' - CFUZ (Peach City Radio)
Honorable Mention: Nick Schofield - Sean Michaels, interview on Underground Sounds – CKUT
Third Language Programming: Open to music or spoken word programming where more than half of the spoken word content is in a language other than French or English.