Special Recognition Award
Norm Tollinsky is a veteran journalist and founding editor of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal. He has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Political Science from McGill University and a Masters degree in International Relations from the University of Toronto. Norm began writing for the McGill Daily. He has served as editor of the Manitoulin Expositor, editor of Sudbury’s community newspaper, Northern Life, and was the founding editor of Northern Ontario Business. During a career spanning 40 years in the publishing business, he also served as Director of Newspaper Operations for Robinson Blackmore Printing and Publishing in Newfoundland, Director of Marketing and Research for Thomson Newspapers’ National Sales Department and Publisher of ComputerWorld, a national trade publication serving IT professionals. After some 17 years in various management roles in the newspaper business, Norm returned to writing and editing full-time in 2004. He also serves as editor of the Northern Ontario Medical Journal.