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Awards

2015

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Award for cover story, “Ancient Land, Modern Life”, published January 2015. By Stephanie Porter.

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine: Best Profile, Atlantic Journalism Award for “Innovator of the Year”, published May 2015. By Stephen Kimber.

Silver Award, Atlantic Magazine: Best Profile, Atlantic Journalism Award for “The Trials and Tribulations of Vrege Armoyan”, published November 2015. By Stephen Kimber.

Silver Award, Business Reporting: Any Medium, Atlantic Journalism Award for “Boiling Point”, published September 2015. By Stephen Kimber.

Honourable Mention, Editor’s Column, Tabbie international business press awards for “Warning, content may offend”, published May 2015. By Dawn Chafe.

Bronze Award, Focus/Profile Article, Tabbie international business press awards for “The Trials and Tribulations of Vrege Armoyan”, published November 2015. By Stephen Kimber.

Honourable Mention, Regular Column, Tabbie international business press awards for “Just Sayin’”. By Stephen Kimber.

Finalist, Front Cover – Special Issue, Tabbie international business press awards for “Top 50 CEO Awards”, published May 2015. By Carolyn Gill.

2014

Features Writing Award, Professional Writers Association of Canada for Spilled Secrets: The Richard Oland Mystery

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Award for cover story, “Spilled Secrets”, published January 2014. By Stephen Kimber.

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine: Best Cover, Atlantic Journalism Award for “Why #SuperStartUp sucked” cover, published July 2014.

Gold Award, Commentary: Any Medium, Atlantic Journalism Award for Just Sayin’ column, “How would you UnHarper Canada?”, published September 2014. By Stephen Kimber.

Gold Award, Feature Writing: Print, Atlantic Journalism Award for Natural Resources Magazine story, “Closure”, published March 2014. By Stephen Kimber.

Silver Award, Atlantic Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Award for profile story, “Forged by Fire: The Triumph of Anne Whelan”, published May 2014. By Alec Bruce.

Silver Award, Atlantic Magazine: Best Profile Article, Atlantic Journalism Award for profile story, “Hard… and Soft as Steele”, published November 2014. By Stephen Kimber.

Silver Award, Commentary: Any Medium, Atlantic Journalism Award for Winner Takes All column, “The tough business of keeping calm and carrying on”, published July 2014. By Alec Bruce.

2013

Gold Award, Featuring Writing – Print, Atlantic Journalism Award for feature story, “No love from Lunenburg”, published September 2013. By Stephen Kimber.

Silver Award, Feature Article, Tabbie international business press awards for “State of the Union”, published November 2013. By Stephen Kimber.

2012

Gold Award, Arts & Entertainment Reporting – Any Medium, Atlantic Journalism Award for Atlantic Business Magazine feature story, “Six men, two dories and the North Atlantic”, published September 2012. By Stephen Kimber.

Silver Award, Best Commentary – Any Medium Atlantic Journalism Award for “Banish forever the linguistic elephant in the room”, published November 2012. By Alec Bruce.

2011

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine: Best Cover, Atlantic Journalism Award for Atlantic Business Magazine cover, “The Rise of Generation Plus” published March 2011. Described by judges as “A cover with all the elements to grab reader attention.” By Jason Miller.

Gold Award, Arts & Entertainment Reporting: Any Medium, Atlantic Journalism Award for Atlantic Business Magazine cover story, “Stage Fright” published July 2011. Judges say it brought to life a story which was waiting to be told. By Rob Antle.

Silver Award, Atlantic Magazine: Best Profile Article, Atlantic Journalism Award for Atlantic Business Magazine profile, “The Beautiful Dreaming of Wadih Fares” published May 2011. By Alec Bruce.

Gold Award, Best Regular Column, Tabbie international business press awards for Atlantic Business Magazine column, “Winner Takes All”. Described by judges as “Excellent writing. Especially fine use of words and language in general.” By contributing editor, Alec Bruce.

Silver Award, Best Profile Article, Tabbie international business press awards for “To Be Frank”, described by judges as “Hugely engaging story, well developed and illustrated, captured the spirit of the person profiled, good anecdotal support.” By editor Dawn Chafe.

Honorable Mention – Editor’s Column, Tabbie international press awards for “Half Way There”. By editor Dawn Chafe.

Gold Award, Commentary, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Wising up to our energy future”. By Atlantic Business Magazine contributing editor, Alec Bruce.

Gold Award, Best Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Dream weaver”. By Atlantic Business Magazine contributing editor, Alec Bruce.

Silver Award, Commentary, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Time to fish or cut bait”. By Editor Dawn Chafe.

Volunteer of the Year Award, Atlantic Magazine Association. Awarded to Atlantic Business Magazine Senior Corporate Account Executive, Sharon Resky.

2010

Gold Award, Best Editor’s Column, Tabbie international business press awards for “Michael’s Big Fat Fib”, described by the judges as an eloquent and amusing rebuttal to Michael Economides’ anti-green energy presentation at the 2009 NOIA conference. By Atlantic Business Magazine editor, Dawn Chafe.

Gold Award, Best Regularly Featured Column
, Tabbie international business press awards for “Winner Takes All”, a pithy and persuasive column on competitiveness which is, in the words of the judges, a “must-read element” of the magazine. By Atlantic Business Magazine contributing editor, Alec Bruce.

Silver Award, Business Reporting, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Leaders of the Pack”, a thorough and insightful first-hand account of the trials and tribulations faced by SMEs. By Atlantic Business Magazine contributing editor, Alec Bruce.

Silver Award, Commentary, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “The Case Against Protectionism”, a unique perspective on how public relations over-management can lead to negative perceptions.  By Atlantic Business Magazine’s Nova Scotia correspondent, Eleanor Beaton.

Silver Award, Best Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “The Oracle of Atlantic Canada”, a feature profile of Donald Savoie, Atlantic Canada’s most influential economic development guru. By Atlantic Business Magazine contributing editor, Alec Bruce.

Silver Award, Atlantic Magazine – Best Profile, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “The Fast Times of Rob Sobey”, a provocative piece that captures the character of the CEO heading Lawtons Drugs. By Atlantic Business Magazine Nova Scotia correspondent, Eleanor Beaton.

Volunteer of the Year, Atlantic Magazines Association, awarded to Atlantic Business Magazine editor Dawn Chafe for her dedication to the continuous improvement of the magazine industry, her influence in having magazines included in the Atlantic Journalism Awards and for her formative role with regards to the Atlantic Magazines Association.

2009

Gold Award, Best Table of Contents (design), Tabbie international business press awards for “Confederation Bridge” double-page spread, Volume 19, No. 5. By Atlantic Business Magazine’s Art Director, Jason Miller.

Gold Award, Best Commentary (any medium)
, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Is Atlantic Canada really on its own?”, a beautifully argued commentary that tackles the most significant issue on the social and economic radar of Atlantic Canada: Our own sense of regional self-worth. By Atlantic Business Magazine’s New Brunswick correspondent, Alec Bruce.

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine – Best Profile, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Hail to the Chief”, a rare and poignant memoir of Melvin Woodward, a prominent but notoriously media-shy Newfoundland and Labrador businessman. By freelance contributor, Denise Flint.

Finalist, Atlantic Magazine – Best Profile
, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “The Book of John”, an entertaining and eloquent portrayal of Nova Scotia blueberry baron and communications mogul, John Bragg. By Atlantic Business Magazine’s Nova Scotia correspondent, Eleanor Beaton.

Honorable Mention, Best Profile Article
, Tabbie international business press awards for “Strangers in a Strange Land”, an exposé of the trials and tribulations facing immigrants as they hunt for work in their new Atlantic Canadian home. By Atlantic Business Magazine’s New Brunswick correspondent, Alec Bruce.

2008

Gold Award, Atlantic Magazine – Best Profile, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “What’s up with Mickey?”, a riveting personal profile of well-known Nova Scotia entrepreneur Mickey MacDonald. By Atlantic Business Magazine’s Nova Scotia correspondent, Eleanor Beaton.

Finalist, Atlantic Magazine – Best Article
, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Big Deal”, a comprehensive and entertaining analysis of post-secondary education in Atlantic Canada. By Atlantic Business Magazine’s New Brunswick correspondent, Alec Bruce.

Finalist, Atlantic Magazine – Best Article
, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for “Leaders & Legends”, a heavily-research report about Atlantic Canada’s top 20 most influential business leaders of all time. By Alec Bruce, Marjorie Doyle, Chris Flanagan, Pauline Furlong and Jack MacAndrew.

2007

Top 3 Finalist, Best Atlantic Magazine Profile, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for The Pie Man, a story about Bernard Imbeault, head of Pizza Delight Corporation and Atlantic Business Magazine’s CEO of the Year for 2006, by freelancer Janice Landry.

Top 10 Finalist, Best Profile of a Person
, Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, for The Yoda of Canada’s Corporate Elite, an informative and fluid account of Purdy Crawford, by freelancer Alec Bruce.

2005

Top 3 Finalist, Best Atlantic Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for Urban vs. Rural, a cover story that explores the necessity of protecting rural areas in an increasingly urban world, by freelancer Sandra Phinney.

Top 3 Finalist, Best Atlantic Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for Newsmaker of the Year, a post-mortem report on life after Hurricane Juan, by Editor Dawn Chafe and freelancers Carol Dobson, Jerry Lockett and Kate Merlin.

Top 10 Finalist, Best Editorial in Canada,
Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, for Proud to be a Female Dog, a scathing denouncement of those who would link editorial content to advertising, by Editor Dawn Chafe.

Honourable Mention, Best Editor’s Column
, 2005 Tabbie Awards (international competition), for Proud to be a Female Dog, by Editor Dawn Chafe.

Top 5 Finalist, Best Cover in Canada, Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, for How-to for Explorers, for unique cover design that parodies the popular How-to… for Dummies series of books, by Art Director Jason Miller.

2004

Champion of the Year Award, Newfoundland and Labrador Organization for Women Entrepreneurs, won by Managing Editor Edwina Hutton for her support and encouragement of women in business.

Top 5 Finalist, Best Editorial in Canada, Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, for Circumcised, an editorial about people forced to relocate in search of work, by Editor Dawn Chafe.

Inductee, Newfoundland and Labrador Hockey Hall of Fame, Publisher Hubert Hutton

2003

Top 3 Finalist, Best Atlantic Magazine Article, Atlantic Journalism Awards, for Ordinary Man, Extraordinary Job: a profile of Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Roger Grimes, by Editor Dawn Chafe