Mission Record named one of Canada’s top newspapers

Wins four Canadian honours, including a third place for Bob Friesen for best feature photo

The Mission Record has been named as one of Canada’s top newspapers.

The Record received four honours from News Media Canada’s 2019 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards including a second place finish in the Best All-Round Newspaper in Canada category (circulation of 6,500 to 12,499).

Alberta’s Rocky Mountain Outlook, which serves Canmore, Banff and the surrounding area took first place, while the Cochrane Eagle, also from Alberta, was third.

Along with this honour, the Record also received a second place finish for Best Editorial Page, losing out to Ontario’s The Highlander newspaper. The Alberni Valley News took third spot.

In the Best Front Page category, The Record finished in third place, behind the Nelson Star and the Rocky Mountain Outlook.

Mission’s final honour came in the Best Feature Photo category.

Photographer Bob Friesen was awarded third place for his amazing photo from the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival.

The Mountain View Gazette and the Olds Albertan, both from Alberta, finished in first and second respectively.

Just Posted

Abbotsford dog to be featured on Jones Soda bottle

Yogi, 10, set to appear on the company’s beverages in the near future

VIDEO: The Offspring performing, ‘Why Don’t You Get a Job?’ in Abbotsford

The Offspring played at Abbotsford Centre on Nov. 30 with Sum 41

A year of burning proposed for the Hatzic area

Mission council postpones decision on an air curtain burner to run at old logging mill site

Westbound Highway 1 crash in Langley has traffic crawling

Crash leaves one vehicle straddling lanes between 248th and 232nd streets

Rogers Hometown Hockey back in Abbotsford

Free hockey festival returns to Exhibition Park on Dec. 14 and 15

VIDEO: A brief history of bumps in the Trudeau-Trump relationship

Remember Peter Navarro saying ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for a foreign leader who aims to cheat?

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

University of the Fraser Valley union demands free menstrual products for staff, students

Petition calls it a human rights issue, asks for products at Chilliwack/Abbotsford campus washrooms

Man killed in crash due to ‘absolutely treacherous’ conditions on Coquihalla

Winter means icy roads are dangerous and drivers should be careful, RCMP say

Bag of cocaine left in B.C. grocery store aisle

RCMP: ‘We sure would like to talk to’ person who left drugs behind

Former Burns Lake mayor gets two years for sexual assaults against minors

The Crown is seeking four to six years federal time; the defence wants 18 months in provincial jail

RCMP officer was justified using hose in rooftop standoff: B.C. watchdog

Police watchdog finds officers actions reasonable when man injured in 2018 incident

Cannabis ice cream? Province prepares for B.C. Bud edibles

Mike Farnworth’s special police unit takes down dispensaries

Union for parole officers at B.C. halfway house says public safety at risk

Increase in parole officers’ workload dealing with highest-risk offenders raises concern

Most Read