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Global News takes home reporting honour at Canadian Screen Awards

Global News' Carolyn Jarvis collects the award. Mackay Taggart/ Global News

The Canadian Screen Awards were held Tuesday night in Toronto as the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television honoured the country’s best in non-fiction programming.

Global National won in the category of Best Reportage, National for chief investigative correspondent Carolyn Jarvis’ story on “Ontario’s Troubled Probation System.”

The story looked into Ontario’s probation system and discovered that a lack of monitoring leaves many criminal offenders free to roam the community with very few checks from probation officers.

Who’s Watching Part 1: Ontario’s troubled probation system

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Who’s Watching Part 1: Ontario’s troubled probation system – May 8, 2017

Global National is anchored by Dawna Friesen and can be seen daily at 5:30 p.m. CT/MT/PT and 6:30 p.m. ET/AT.

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Global News Edmonton won an award for the station’s coverage of the one-year anniversary of the Fort McMurray wildfire.

READ MORE: Global Edmonton’s coverage of Fort McMurray rebuild wins Canadian Screen Award for best news special

“Fort McMurray: The Road Back,” Global’s 30-minute TV special which aired on May 3, 2017, took viewers back to the northern Alberta community to tell stories of residents rebuilding their homes and how their lives had been impacted by 2016’s devastating wildfire which firefighters now refer to as “The Beast.”

Global TV’s Big Brother Canada won the award for Best Reality / Competition Program or Series.

History Television, which is also owned by Global News’ parent company Corus Media, also won an award when Rebecca Snow was honoured for Best Direction, Documentary or factual series for her work on Real Vikings: Viking Women.

Property Brothers, which can be seen on Corus channel HGTV, was named 2018 Best Lifestyle Program or Series.

Who’s Watching Part 2: Sexual predator on probation left to ‘self-report’

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Who’s Watching Part 2: Sexual predator on probation left to ‘self-report’ – May 9, 2017

Who’s Watching Part 3: The consequences of breaking probation in Ontario

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Who’s Watching Part 3: The consequences of breaking probation in Ontario – May 10, 2017

Who’s Watching Part 4: Ontario minister unaware of probation system problems

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Who’s Watching Part 4: Ontario minister unaware of probation system problems – May 11, 2017