OpenCanada receives three Canadian Online Publishing Award nods

Winners will be announced Nov. 7 in Toronto.

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September 16, 2016

OpenCanada has been nominated for three Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA).

Up for Best Article or Series is Angela Sterritt’s ‘A Movement Rises,’ a long-form feature on how the relatives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people worked tirelessly to keep the issue in the headlines and to highlight the inequality plaguing Canada’s Indigenous communities.

Kurdistan Explained,’ an explainer video written and narrated by Michael Petrou, competes for Best Video Content, and serves as a crisp, visual explainer that breaks down the history of the Kurds in the Middle East.

OpenCanada’s website as a whole has been nominated for Best Editorial Packaging.

This year OpenCanada competes in the niche-marketed publications category. Last year, we took home Gold for Best Editorial Packaging and Silver for Best Article or Series in the B2B media category.

Other publications nominated for this year’s COPAs in a separate division include The Globe and Mail, CBC News Toronto and the Winnipeg Free Press.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Toronto on November 7, 2016.