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The 2003 Gold Ribbon Award winners

  The CAB also unveiled a new logo at last week's convention.
QUEBEC CITY - The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) honoured the work of private broadcasters at the 2003 Gold Ribbon awards ceremony which was held throughout its annual conference in the Quebec capital.

The association received a record-breaking 396 entries for the awards, which recognize outstanding productions in radio, television, specialty and pay services, new media and community service.

CAB's highest honour, the 2003 Gold Ribbon for Broadcast Excellence, as reported two weeks ago by, was awarded to Andr� Bureau, chairman of the board for Astral Media Inc.

The winner of the 2003 Gold Ribbon for Outstanding Community Service by an Individual Broadcaster is Valerie Morrissette, vice-president, human resources, Pelmorex Inc. This award recognizes individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution - above and beyond normal station-related activities - to improving the quality of life in their community. Ms Morrissette is dedicated to making Pelmorex, operators of The Weather Network and Met�oM�dia, an open place to work for visible minorities and those with disabilities.

Gold Ribbon Winners List 2003
Breaking news

CKNW, Vancouver (Pickton Pig Farm)

Local community service:
Large Market

CJFM-FM, Montr�al (Shave to Save 2002)
Medium Market
CIZL-FM, Regina (The Z99 Radiothon)
Small Market
CKBI, Prince Albert (Building The Dream)

Humour � English
CHSU-FM, Kelowna (Celebrity Interview - Dr. Phil)
Humour � French
CKMF-FM, Montr�al (Les 2 minutes du peuple)

Information program
CKOM, Saskatoon (Meeting Ground)

Promotion: Audience building
CKOI-FM, Verdun (Un appart' sur le Plateau)
Promotion: Image
CFMJ, Toronto (Talk Radio For Guys)
Promotion of Canadian talent
CIKR-FM, Kingston (Promotion of Canadian Talent)

What radio does best
CKGL, Kitchener (Keeping Our Kids Safe)

Local community service
Large market

CFTM-TV, Montr�al (Claire Lamarche: Les retrouvailles)
Medium market
CFAP-TV, Qu�bec, (Des itin�rants � Qu�bec)
Small market
CHMI-TV, Winnipeg, (Jon's Poverty Challenge)

CHBC-TV, Kelowna (Crying in the Dark)

Drama programming
CFTM-TV, Montr�al (Fortier)

Entertainment programming
CFTM-TV, Montr�al (Gala M�troStar)

Magazine programming
CHMI-TV, Winnipeg (Sharing Circle)

News: Breaking news
CFCN-TV, Calgary (Erlton Fire)
News: Special series
CFCF-TV, Montr�al (Sick Buildings)

Promotion: Brand image
CKVU-TV, Vancouver (Toque of Truth)
Promotion: Canadian program/series
CHLT-TV, Sherbrooke (Le grand blond avec un show sournois)

Public affairs
CICT-TV, Calgary (Kyoto: Clearing the Air)


History, Toronto (A Child's Century of War)

Entertainment Special/Series
MuchMusic, Toronto (MuchMusic Video Awards 2002)

RDI, Montr�al (Culture Choc: L'Amour �ternel)

News special/series
CBC Newsworld, Toronto (Remembering September 11)

Niche market
Z, Montr�al (La revanche des nerdZ)

Public affairs
MuchMusic, Toronto (A MuchMusic Special: Afghanistan)

Public service
APTN, Winnipeg (Aboriginal Day)

Promotion: Brand image
STAR-TV, Toronto (Star! Blind Date Campaign)
Promotion: Canadian program/series
Life Network, Toronto (Sexual Secrets)

YTV, Toronto (

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