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The Globe wins 10 National Newspaper Awards

The Globe and Mail won the most awards at the 70th National Newspaper Awards, taking the top prize in 10 of 21 categories for journalism that explored such issues as how communications giant Huawei fits into China’s global ambitions and efforts by the National Gallery of Canada to sell art. 

The full list of Globe winners:





  • John Wesley Dafoe Award for Politics: Robert Fife, Steven Chase, Sean Silcoff and Christine Dobby, Globe and Mail, for looking into how Huawei fits in with Beijing’s global ambitions, and just how far Canada was willing to go to accommodate the technology juggernaut’s quest for expansion.

How Canadian money and research are helping China become a global telecom superpower

Five Eyes spy chiefs warned Trudeau twice about Huawei national-security risk

Former top Canadian security officials warn Ottawa to sever links with China’s Huawei

  • Presentation: Laura Blenkinsop and Christopher Manza, Globe and Mail, for their work showcasing a Brazilian road trip, a major investigation and a true crime saga.


Highway of riches, road to ruin: Inside the Amazon\’s deforestation crisis

Public money, private influence: How some of our vital public institutions are vulnerable

Murder on the Prairies: Fire, lies and a missing deer head

The full list of winners, and all finalist entries, can be viewed on the NNA website.

Overall, The Globe had 20 finalists spread over 13 categories, including three in the business category, and others in international, investigations, beat reporting and politics.

The NNA competition is open to daily newspapers, news agencies, and online news sites approved by the NNA board of governors. There were 63 finalists in 21 categories, selected from 951 entries for work published in 2018.

Since the awards were established by the Toronto Press Club in 1949 to encourage excellence and reward achievement in daily Canadian newspaper work, The Globe has won 189 NNAs – more than any other news organization.

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