Awards

2017

Canadian Magazine Awards

Nominations

2016

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

2015

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

2014

National Magazine Awards

Gold
  • Best Single Issue: Tenth Anniversary Issue; John Macfarlane, editor; Brian Morgan, art director; contributors: Kyle Carsten Wyatt, Sasha Chapman, Rachel Giese, Amy Macfarlane, Paul Kim, Meredith Holigroski, Matthew McKinnon, Nick Mount, Michael Lista, Pamela Capraru
  • Words & Pictures:Water”; Edward Burtynsky, Brian Morgan, John Macfarlane, Kyle Carsten Wyatt, Sasha Chapman, Paul Kim, David Macfarlane
  • One of a Kind:The Marineland Dreamland” by Craig Davidson
  • Politics & Public Interest:The Avenger” by Lisa Fitterman
  • Society:The Fix” by Dan Werb
  • Travel:Big Mac” by Taras Grescoe
  • Magazine Website Design: thewalrus.ca; Matthew McKinnon, online editor and web designer; John Piasetzki, web developer
Silver
Honourable Mention

2013

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

2012

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Gold, Consumer Magazine
  • Best Companion Website: walrusmagazine.com
Silver, Consumer Magazine
  • Best Web Design: walrusmagazine.com by Matthew McKinnon

2011

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Gold, Consumer Magazine
Silver, Consumer Magazine
Finalist, Consumer Magazine

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Gold

2010

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Finalist

2009

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

Utne Independent Press Awards

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Silver
  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article: “Our Faces, Our Selves” by Antonio De Luca, Bree Seeley, and Chris Lee (photography by Giles Revell and Matt Willey)
Two merit awards

2008

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

Prix Pictet

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Silver
  • Art direction for a single magazine page or spread: “The Counterpart” by Antonio De Luca, Paul Kim, Chris Lee, and Bree Seeley (illustration by Petra Mrzyk and Jean-François Moriceau)
  • Illustration: “Parallel Universe” by Graham Roumieu
  • Illustration: “Tunneling Through Time” by Chris Lee
  • Magazine cover: “Lightness of Being (The Queen)” by Antonio De Luca, Paul Kim, Chris Lee, and Bree Seeley (photograph by Chris Levine)
Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs

2007

National Magazine Awards

Magazine of the year
Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Gold
Silver
Eight merit awards

2006

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Alexander Ross Award for Best New Writer
Honourable Mention
  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article:Is Africa’s Pain Black America’s Burden?” by Antonio De Luca
  • Art Direction for a Single Magazine Article:Strange Journey” by Antonio De Luca
  • Arts and Entertainment:Striking Back at the Empire” by Andrew Clark
  • Business:Shifting Sands” by Don Gillmor
  • Columns:In Memory Of,” “Missing Mordecai,” and “What Lies Beneath” by Ken Alexander
  • Essays:Totally Genius” by Dan Falk
  • Essays:The Wilderness Within” by Adam Gilders
  • Essays:America the Beautiful” by Don Gillmor
  • Essays:The Rising Fall of the American Empire” by James Laxer
  • Fiction: “Catechism” by Wayne Johnston
  • Fiction:Miss You Already” by Merilyn Simonds
  • Illustration: “Torrential Reign” by Jason Logan
  • Illustration: “Wireless” by Julie Morstad
  • Illustration: “A Decentralized Day” by Leif Parsons
  • Illustration: “Green Party Blues” by Mark Saunders
  • Illustration: “Good Guys, Bad Guys, and Little Guys” by Seth Scriver
  • Illustration: “Arsenal of Illusion” by Balint Zsako
  • Investigative Reporting:A Gentle Revolution” by Monte Paulsen
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay:Al Rashad” by Rita Leistner
  • Politics and Public Interest:A Tribute Paid to Reason” by Chris Tenove
  • Politics and Public Interest:Shifting Sands” by Don Gillmor
  • Portrait Photography: “Corporate Cannabis” by Kourosh Keshiri
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment:Totally Genius” by Dan Falk
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment:Danger Signs” by Larry Frolick
  • Spot Illustration: “To Catch a Fish” by David Collier
  • Spot Illustration: “My Tennis Game” by Clayton Hanmer
  • Spot Illustration: “Tusky/Letters” by Jeff Ladouceur
  • Spot Illustration: “The Dictator Debt Catch” by Graham Roumieu
  • Spot Illustration: “Til Decree Do Us Part” by Sam Weber
  • Sports and Recreation:To Catch a Fish” by John DeMont
  • Travel:Israel on the Brink” by David Berlin
  • Travel:Danger Signs” by Larry Frolick
  • Travel:America the Beautiful” by Don Gillmor
  • Words and Pictures:The Forest’s Edge” by Ken Alexander, Antonio De Luca, Patrick Lane, and Eamon Mac Mahon

Advertising and Design Club of Canada

Gold
Silver
Nine merits

2005

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Silver
Honourable Mention

2004

National Magazine Awards

Gold
Honourable Mention
  • Essays: “Resisting the Veil” by Margaret Atwood
  • Essays:Ich Bin Ein Indianer” by Adam Gilders
  • Humour:Reader Rage” by Douglas Bell
  • Photojournalism and Photo Essay:Blind Trust” by Eamon Mac Mahon
  • Politics and Public Interest:Reasonable Doubts” by Larry Krotz
  • Politics and Public Interest:Blind Trust” by Marci McDonald
  • Still-Life Photography: “One Man’s Trash” by Douglas Coupland
  • Travel:The Genius of Django” by Deborah Kirshner

Utne Independent Press Awards