Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) Announces Winners of
2023 PMAC AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN INVESTMENT JOURNALISM
TORONTO, ON, June 8, 2023 – The 2023 PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism winners once again illuminate the insight and value that Canada’s financial media bring to the investment community.
The winning entries cover a variety of investor-centric topics, from the background controversy over the installment of a past OSC Chair, a must-read series on navigating volatile times in financial markets, and a practical explainer on Twitter’s poison pill defence against Elon Musk.
This year, the PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism introduced an Audio-Visual category to include podcasts, audio and video stories in addition to long- and short-form articles, resulting in a record number of submissions from media outlets across Canada.
The winners of the 2023 PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism are:
LONG ARTICLE CATEGORY:
Greg McArthur & Andrew Willis (Globe and Mail) for: Ford government’s appointment of Heather Zordel as OSC Chair prompts resignations. This article also received first prize overall.
Rachelle Younglai & Jessica Burgess (Globe and Mail) for: Other people’s money, everyone’s problem: How real estate influencers are fuelling the housing crisis
Barbara Shecter (Financial Post) for: ‘A fine line’: Canada’s big banks have long stood by the oilpatch, but ESG pressures are changing things
Claudine Hébert (Les Affaires) for: S’initier à la Bourse dès l’adolescence, un héritage payant
SHORT ARTICLE CATEGORY:
Tim Shufelt (Globe and Mail) for: Navigating a volatile time in financial markets (Series)
Clare O’Hara (Globe and Mail) for: Bank Blocks (Series)
Tim Kiladze (Globe and Mail) for: Who should investors trust? (Series)
Preet Banerjee (YouTube) for: Twitter’s poison pill defence against Elon Musk explained
Stress Test (Kiran Rana producer) for: S5 E4: How to balance green or ethical investing with making money
“Our independent judging panel applauds the high quality, scope, importance and useful information for investors in each of this year’s written, audio and video submissions,” says PMAC President Katie Walmsley. “The caliber of journalism is exceptional.”
The competition’s Long and Short Article first prize is $4,000. Second prize is $2,000. The Podcast category winner receives $4,000. An additional $1,000 is awarded to the first prize overall. The prizes will be presented at PMAC’s Awards presentation in Toronto on June 21st.
Details of the annual competition are available on the PMAC website.
PMAC represents over 300 asset management firms that manage more than $2.9 trillion in assets. Members are all fiduciaries managing investments in the best interests of their clients, which include private individuals, foundations, universities and pension plans. As one of the largest and fastest-growing investment industry associations in Canada, PMAC operates coast- to-coast in English and French-language markets. PMAC employs a collaborative information- sharing business model and advocates on behalf of its members on securities regulation and government policy matters. The association’s mission is to advocate the highest standards of unbiased portfolio management in the interest of investors served by members. Visit us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Contact: Margo Rapport, Rapport Communications
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