The National Media Awards Foundation showcased the most impactful work published in Canadian periodicals in 2021 at the 2022 National Magazine Awards Winners Celebration hosted by Kelly Boutsalis and live-streamed on our website. Gold winners in creator-focused categories receive a $1000 cash prize, in addition to their award. Here are the West Coast narratives from British Columbia magazines: 


Short Feature Writing / Meilleur Article Court


Freeing Oysters from a Parasite’s Hold
Hakai Magazine
Karen Pinchin



Outraged on Your Behalf
subTerrain Magazine
Carleigh Baker



Photo Essay & Photojournalism


Skis and Saddles
Air Canada enRoute
Alana Paterson
Contributors: Dominique Lamberton, writer; Lori Morgan, photo editor; Stefanie Sosiak, art director

Long-Form Feature Writing: 6000+

Honourable Mention

RCMP officers approach anti-logging blockade

Three Days in the Theater of Old-Growth Logging and Protest
Hakai Magazine and The Tyee
Arno Kopecky
Contributors: Jude Isabella, editor; David Beers, editor




Honourable Mention


The Pandemic Speaks
The Tyee
Andrew Nikiforuk
Editor: David Beers



Me, the Joshua Tree
PRISM international
Joshua Whitehead
Contributor: Tanvi Bhatia, managing editor