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Canadian Blog Awards 2009: Nominations Begin Sunday October 25

October 22, 2009

The Canadian Blog Awards are back for 2009.

Nominations will begin Oct 25 and will last until November 21. Round 1 Voting begins Nov 29 and goes to Dec 5, Round 2 Voting begins Dec 6 to Dec 12.

I’m also pleased to announce that the CBA will be using a ranked preferential poll for this year, hosted by DemoChoice.

Please spread the word  of this far and wide!

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  1. October 23, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    Hooray for Google Forms!

    • October 23, 2009 at 3:55 pm

      Yeah, I think they’ll cut down a lot of problems we’ve had with nominations in the past.

  2. Sid
    October 24, 2009 at 6:44 am

    Maybe you could be a real dipper and recognize feminism as something to be respected and rewarded instead of crapping on them, today I am not proud to have you under the same banner as me, I respect women and equality and expect much more from someone who marchs under the NDP banner, you should be ashamed.

    • October 24, 2009 at 8:39 am

      I respect that you do not agree with our removing of all the political categories (like feminist, progressive, conservative, and non-partisan) except for best political blog.

      However, we know the over-the-top fights between some political bloggers over the past 2 years, in which trolling, subverting the nominations process, and negative campaigns have occurred, has been counter to the spirit of the CBAs, in which the Canadian blogosphere comes together and has a friendly competition, and has thus reduced the fun factor of the awards for both participants and volunteers.

      Since previous attempts of coming up with a balance fair to all sides of the political spectrum have failed, we have decided that the only fair action is the removal of most of the political categories themselves.

      If you want an expanded explanation, click here.

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