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.
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
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.
Global News Edmonton won an award for the station’s coverage of the one-year anniversary of the Fort McMurray wildfire.
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’
Who’s Watching Part 3: The consequences of breaking probation in Ontario
Who’s Watching Part 4: Ontario minister unaware of probation system problems