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Mindset Award

Announcing the first Mindset Award for mental health reporting


The Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting will celebrate incisive or investigative reporting that materially advances public awareness of significant issues involving workplace mental health. 


EntryOpen to all Canadian journalists working in any medium, in English or French. Submissions must have received their first publication in Canada in the calendar year 2016. Self-published work is not eligible.


The prize: $1,000, a framed certificate and assistance with travel to the awards ceremony. 


Application dates: November 10, 2016 to January 15, 2017.  APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED


Application fee: None


Permissible number of entriesIndividuals may enter once. Media organizations may enter twice. 


The full rules: Read them and then access the online application form from the bottom of that page.


The sponsor: Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace. 


Presentation: At the CAJ Awards in Ottawa, April 29, 2017. 


For more: Read our media release.


Lire en français : Le Prix En-Tête pour reportage sur la santé mentale en milieu de travail 


Mindset, and its French counterpart En-Tête, are funded in part by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, using a grant from Health Canada, and supported by CBC News. The Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma is solely responsible for the guides’ content.