Now Accepting Nominations for the 2012 Mary Knowles Award

The  Mary Knowles Award was created by the Ontario Community Newspapers Foundation, the charitable division of OCNA which provides funding for industry and educational endeavours.


Mary Knowles was a dedicated newspaper person, and active community member who died from breast cancer in 1996. This award recognizes both the contributions of individuals, and the intimate connection community newspapers have with their communities.


Nominations will be accepted for the 2012 Mary Knowles Award until Friday February 15, 2013. This year's recipient will be announced at the end of February, and the award will be presented on March 22 at OCNA's Better Newspaper Awards Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan, Ontario. 


Click here to download the nomination form. 


For more information please contact Kelly Gorven at or 905-639-8720 ext. 239