Awards and Nominations

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WINS

The Phantoms (CBC) 2013

  • International Emmy Award, Kids: Best TV Movie/Mini-Series
  • Shaw Rocket Prize, Best Youth/Family Program
  • Writers Guild of Canada, Best Writing, TV Movie/Mini-Series

Borealis (Survival Code) (CTV/SPACE) 2013 (Writer and EP)

  • AMPIA, Best TV Movie/Mini-Series
  • Canadian Screen Award (previously called “Gemini”), Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie
  • Canadian Screen Award, Best Writing in a Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie

Sticks and Stones (CTV) 2009

  • Shaw Rocket Prize, Best Youth/Family Program
  • Best Film, L.A. International Family Film Festival

Mayerthorpe (Menace) (CTV) 2008

  • Gemini, Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
  • Gemini, Best TV Movie
  • AMPIA, Best Screenwriter, Drama
  • AMPIA, Best TV Movie/Mini-Series
  • Writers Guild of Canada, Best Writing, TV Movie/Mini-Series

One Dead Indian (CTV) 2006

  • Gemini, Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

Another Country, A North of 60 Mystery (CBC) 2003

  • AMPIA, Best Script, Dramatic

Dreamstorm, A North of 60 Mystery (CBC) 2002

  • AMPIA, Best Script, Dramatic

“Borrowed Time,” North of 60-Episode 90 (CBC) 1998

  • AMPIA, Best Script, Dramatic

The Wild Guys (play) co-written with Rebecca Shaw, 1992

  •  First place in the 1992 Canadian National One-Act Playwriting Competition

Into the Fields (CTV) 1989

  • AMPIA, Best Script, Dramatic

Making Movies (poetry), 1989

  • Stephan Stephanson Poetry Prize, Writers Guild of Alberta

Southeasterly (poetry), 1985

  • First place in the 1985 CBC Literary Competition

NOMINATIONS

Jack: The Jack Layton Story (CBC) 2013

  • Banff International Rockie Award, Made for TV Movie

Borealis (Survival Code) (CTV/SPACE), 2013 (Writer and EP)

  • AMPIA, Best Writing in a TV Movie/Mini-Series

Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story 2 (CBC), 2013 (Writer and EP)

  • Canadian Screen Awards, Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
  • Canadian Screen Awards, Best Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

Sticks and Stones (CTV), 2008

  • Gemini, Best TV Movie

Shades of Black: The Conrad Black Story (CTV), 2007

  • Writers Guild of Canada, Best Writing, TV Movie/Mini-Series

One Dead Indian (CTV), 2006

  • Gemini, Best TV Movie
  • Writers Guild of Canada, Best Writing, TV Movie/Mini-Series

Another Country, A North of 60 Mystery (CBC), 2003

  • Gemini, Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

Dreamstorm, A North of 60 Mystery (CBC), 2002

  • Gemini, Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

Trial by Fire, A North of 60 Mystery (CBC), 2000

  • AMPIA, Best Script, Dramatic

In the Blue Ground, A North of 60 Mystery (CBC), 1999

  • Gemini, Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

Zhivago’s Fire (poetry), 1997

  • Stephan Stephanson Poetry Prize, Writers Guild of Alberta