2008 Cartooning and Photography Winners

View the 2008 National Newspaper Award winners in all photography and cartooning categories.Voyez les gagnants et gagnantes de l’édition 2008 des catégories de photographie et catégorie caricature.

Editorial Cartoon Winner

Editorial Cartoonist : Cameron Cardow

Affiliation: Ottawa Citizen

Description: Cameron Cardow captured the essence of the Liberals’ internal problems nicely when Stéphane Dion is made to walk the plank of a sunken Liberal ship. Another depicted a Canadian’s fascination with the U.S. election despite Harper trying to distract with a song-and-dance routine. And a third showed former President Bush welcoming Barack Obama to the Oval Office. Cardow is a previous winner of a National Newspaper Award and a six-time nominee.


Feature Photography

Affiliation: Lethbridge Herald

Description: An nearly full moon rises behind bride Kailey Wilson near Indian Battle Park in Lethbridge, Alberta, while her mother Maurene helps her prepare for a photo session with photographer Trevor Thomas in December 2008. Photo by: Ian Martens / Lethbridge Herald

News Feature Photography

Photographer: Lucas Oleniuk

Affiliation: Toronto Star

Description: A young female student sits in the yard of the Central Primary School in the Hagadera refugee camp while morning prayers are played over a loudspeaker. Most of the 230,000 refugees fled to the 17-year-old refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya from neighbouring Somalia. Photo by: Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star

Sports Photography

Photographer: Derek Ruttan

Affiliation: London Free Press

Description: The ball pops of out the hands of St. Joseph’s Ram Peter Kavcic while being tackled by East Elgin Eagle Cale Sprague during the during the fourth quarter of the senior high school championship game in London, November 6, 2008. The Rams let the championship slip through their fingers as the visiting Eagles took the title by a score of 45-10. Photo by: Derek Ruttan/London Free Press

Spot News Photography

Photographer: Dave Abel

Affiliation: Toronto Sun

Description: An off duty police officer (in red shirt) wrestles with robbery suspect after a daylight bank robbery attempt at a bank in Scarborough, Ontario on February 26th, 2008. Dave Abel/Toronto Sun