The Bob Edwards Award

Bob Edwards was Calgary’s first celebrity. His outspoken, candid and critical remarks shaped Calgary industry, government and media into what they have become today.


Oct 24, 2014

The Calgary Public Library is delighted to announce that Bob Edwards Award winner, author and former journalist Catherine Ford has accepted the role of Master of Ceremonies for the 2014 Bob Edwards Awards Gala.

Dec 9, 2013

The 2013 Bob Edwards Award Gala, on November 14, raised over $140,000 to support Building Readers for Life at the Calgary Public Library.

In the News

Aug 26, 2014

CALGARY, Alta. — The 39th Annual Bob Edwards Award will honour not one, but two provocative Canadians: award-winning Canadian rock musician Matthew Good and legendary singer-songwriter Ian Tyson. 

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