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QCNA Better Newspaper Contest: The Gleaner brings home 13 awards

Every year, the Quebec Community Newspapers Association honours its member newspapers with its Better Newspaper Contest. This year, The Gleaner received 13 awards – the newspaper is proud to highlight these awards here, and also to highlight the hard work of the entire team, without which The Gleaner would not exist.

Best special section: 2nd place (Lorelei Muller, Sarah Rennie, Chantal Hortop, Erica Taylor; Christmas supplement 2021)

Best Community News Promotion: 1st place (Lorelei Muller, Chantal Hortop, Josée Menard; “The little newspaper that could” mailer)

Best Feature Series: 1st place (Callan Forrester, Rachel Patenaude, Pride Month coverage)

Best Sports Story (2 nominations): 2nd place (Chantal Hortop, “From ponies to Prix St. Georges: Bethanne Murphy looks to Pan Am Games”) and 3rd place (Rachel Patenaude,“Having a ball: Matt Heaton thrives on playing rugby at the international level”)

Best Arts and Entertainment Story: 3rd place (Holly Dressel, “Huntingdon’s Little Green miracle endures”)

Best Headline Writing: 3rd place (Chantal Hortop)

Best French Language Story (2 nominations): 2nd place (Iris Delagrange, “Vente des Jardins d’Ambrosie pour se recentrer la vie”) and 3rd place (Mylaine Massicotte, “Prix du bois : la grandeindustrie s’enrichit, les autres paient plus cher”)

Best Environmental Story: 1st place (Holly Dressel, “Planned Covey Hill asphalt plant deemed ‘inadmissable,’ for the time being”)

Best Municipal Story: 2nd place (Yvonne Lewis Langlois, “Hinchinbrooke firefighters carry on proud tradition”)

Best News Photo: 2nd place (Yvonne Lewis Langlois, “‘Walking on air; that’s how it felt to survive this school year’”)

Best Ad Creation (small format): 2nd place (Chantal Hortop, ad for the Chateauguay Valley Antique Association: The Tour)

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