News Review one of the best

The Peninsula News Review is among the best community newspapers in Canada

SIDNEY — The Peninsula News Review is among the best community newspapers in Canada.

The News Review earned a blue ribbon from the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards as one of the top newspapers in Canada in its circulation category.

The Saanich News and Goldstream Gazette, other Black Press community newspapers, were also awarded blue ribbons.

The News Review also recently placed third in Newspapers Canada’s 2013 Great Idea Awards for its 100th anniversary publication, The Review.

Photographer Arnold Lim won first place in the feature photo category for his Striking Seniors image that ran in the News Review in April of 2012.

The annual awards feature 33 categories honouring outstanding editorial, photography, multimedia and overall excellence in community newspaper publishing.

The 2013 competition saw more than 2,000 entries from across Canada.  — News staff