Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

  • John English for Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-2000, published by Knopf Canada

  • Terry Gould for Murder Without Borders: Dying For the Story in the World’s Most Dangerous Places, published by Random House Canada

  • Rudyard Griffiths for Who We Are: A Citizen’s Manifesto, published by Douglas & McIntyre

  • James Maskalyk for Six Months in Sudan: A Young Doctor in a War-torn Village, published by Doubleday Canada

  • Daniel Poliquin for René Lévesque, published by Penguin Canada

2008

  • Daphne Bramham for The Secret Lives of Saints: Child Brides and Lost Boys in Canada’s Polygamous Mormon Sect, published by Random House Canada

  • James Orbinski for An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the Twenty-first Century, published by Doubleday Canada

  • Erna Paris for The Sun Climbs Slow: Justice in the Age of Imperial America, published by Knopf Canada

  • Marie Wadden for Where the Pavement Ends: Canada’s Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation, published by Douglas & McIntyre

  • Chris Wood for Dry Spring: The Coming Water Crisis of North America, published by Raincoast Books

2007

  • Clive Doucet for Urban Meltdown: Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual, published by New Society Publishers

  • Richard Gwyn for John A: The Man Who Made Us; The Life and Times of John A. Macdonald, Volume One: 1815–1867, published by Random House Canada

  • Andrea Mandel-Campbell for Why Mexicans Don’t Drink Molson, published by Douglas & McIntyre

  • David E. Smith for The People’s House of Commons: Theories of Democracy in Contention, published by University of Toronto Press

  • Janice Gross Stein and Eugene Lang for The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar, published by Viking Canada

2006

  • John English for Citizen of the World: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Volume 1: 1919-1968, published by Knopf Canada

  • Eddie Goldenberg for The Way it Works: Inside Ottawa, published by McClelland & Stewart: A Douglas Gibson Book

  • Allan Gotlieb for The Washington Diaries, 1981-1989, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • Max and Monique Nemni (authors), William Johnson (translator) for Young Trudeau: Son of Quebec, Father of Canada, 1919-1944, published by McClelland & Stewart: A Douglas Gibson Book

  • Carol Off for Bitter Chocolate: Investigating the Dark Side of the World’s Most Seductive Sweet, published by Random House Canada

2005

  • Kim Bolan for Loss of Faith: How the Air-India Bombers Got Away with Murder, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • William Johnson for Stephen Harper and the Future of Canada, published by McClelland & Stewart: A Douglas Gibson Book

  • Amy Knight for How the Cold War Began: The Gouzenko Affair and the Hunt for Soviet Spies, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • Susanne Reber and Robert Renaud for Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild, published by Random House Canada

  • Miriam Shuchman for The Drug Trial: Nancy Olivieri and the Science Scandal that Rocked the Hospital for Sick Children, published by Random House Canada

2004

  • Gwynne Dyer for Future: Tense: The Coming World Order, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • J.L. Granatstein for Who Killed the Canadian Military?, published by HarperFlamingo Canada/ A Phyllis Bruce Book

  • Jane Jacobs for Dark Age Ahead, published by Random House Canada

  • Jennifer Welsh for At Home in the World: Canada’s Global Vision for the 21st Century, published by HarperCollins Canada

  • Rex Weyler for Greenpeace: How a Group of Ecologists, Journalists and Visionaries Changed the World, published by Raincoast Books

2003

  • LGen. Roméo Dallaire for Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda, published by Random House Canada

  • Jane Doe for The Story of Jane Doe, published by Random House Canada

  • Julian Sher and William Marsden for The Road to Hell: How the Biker Gangs Are Conquering Canada, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada

2002

  • Stephen Clarkson for Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State, published by University of Toronto Press

  • John Duffy for Fights of Our Lives: Elections, Leaders, and the Making of Canada, published by HarperCollins

  • Colin N. Perkel for Well of Lies: The Walkerton Water Tragedy, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • John T. Saywell for The Lawmakers: Judicial Power and the Shaping of Canadian Federalism, published by University of Toronto Press and the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History

  • Daniel Stoffman for Who Gets In: What’s Wrong with Canada’s Immigration Program – and How to Fix It, published by Macfarlane Walter & Ross

2001

  • Ingeborg Boyens for Another Season's Promise, Published by Penguin Canada

  • Janice Gross Stein for The Cult of Efficiency, Published by House of Anansi Press

  • Linda McQuaig for All You Can Eat, Published by Penguin Canada

  • Daniel Poliquin for In the Name of the Father, Translated by Don Winkler, Published by Douglas & McIntyre

  • Julian Sher for Until you are Dead, Published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada

2000

  • Victoria Freeman for Distant Relations: How My Ancestors Colonized North America, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • Myrna Kostash for The Next Canada: In Search of our Future Nation, published by McClelland & Stewart

  • Carol Off for The Lion, the Fox, & the Eagle: A Story of Generals and Justice in Rwanda and Yugoslavia, published by Random House Canada

  • Erna Paris for Long Shadows: Truth, Lies and History, published by Alfred Knopf Canada

  • Margaret Somerville for The Ethical Canary: Science, Society and the Human Spirit, published by Penguin Canada

 




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