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Mindset Award 2017

The Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting for 2017 was won by freelance writer Omar Mouallem, of Edmonton, for his BuzzFeed News feature “Oil, Heartbreak, and Manhood: Behind the Mental Health Crisis of Albert’s Oil Workers”
He received the award from Forum President Cliff Lonsdale at the annual CAJ Awards gala in Toronto, Saturday May 5th, 2018. Read our full media release here. 

CBC’s Ioanna Roumeliotis received an honourable mention prize for her feature on The National, The Hidden Toll of Duty, which explored the mental health problems of people chosen to serve as jurors on grizzly and distressing trials. Other members of the production team cited were Corinne Seminioff (producer), Brenda Witmer (editor) and Jean-François Bisson (camera).