Submissions Open for Canada's National Pictures of the Year

VANCOUVER, Jan. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Submissions are now open for Canadian photojournalists to have their best 2016 images considered for recognition for excellence in photojournalism. Judging will be held in February, 2017 (exact date to be announced) in Toronto and will be live-streamed.

The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) has a long tradition of honouring and celebrating the great photojournalists whose work told the stories of our country and world the previous year. The Canadian Pictures of the Year Awards (NPOY) represent the best in Canadian photojournalism.

One of the categories, the National Photographer of the Year Award has new and improved changes, so entrants should refer to the revised instructions at (

NPAC is constantly trying to strengthen this competition for its members and we welcome suggestions on how we can make the NPOY competition bigger and better. Please feel free to email: and: with any comments or questions.

Deadline for all entries, except for Student Photographer of the Year and Student Multimedia, is 11:59PM (Pacific Standard Time) January 31, 2017. Deadline for Student Photographer of the Year and Student Multimedia entries is 11:59PM (Pacific Standard Time) April 15, 2017.

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SOURCE News Photographers Association of Canada

For further information: Media Contact: Laura Ballance, 604-637-6646, 604-771-5176 (cell),

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