commentsSubmissions may be either a news story or opinion piece max. 1,000 words or an audiovisual report up to 90 seconds in length and should be prepared with a Canadian audience in mind.

If your submission is chosen you could win a week-long study tour of EU institutions in Brussels, the opportunity to meet the Brussels press corps — the largest permanent press corps in the world, and an invitation to an awards ceremony in Ottawa attended by senior government officials, the diplomatic corps and journalists.

Judges will pay particular attention to journalistic qualities and potential, including rigorous research and factual accuracy. Submissions may be in French or English. For information on what your submission should include, check out more details concerning the submission, judging criteria and eligibility requirements here.


The closing date for applications is tomorrow, Friday, January 31, 2014 (postmark).

Good luck!

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