Latest News2022 Canadian Podcast Awards led by Radio-Canada's 'Relation Toxique'

2022 Canadian Podcast Awards led by Radio-Canada’s ‘Relation Toxique’

The 2022 Canadian Podcast Awards have been announced with Radio-Canada’s portrait of addiction, Relation toxique: portraits d’une dépendance, winning a leading three awards.

Highlighting the stages of an addict’s relationship with their addiction, the podcast won Exceptionelle Francophone Series, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for a Series, and Outstanding Main Title Theme Music for a Series.

Other podcasts with multiple wins include Sonar Network’s You Made Me Queer, which picked up Outstanding Debut for a Series and Outstanding Personal Series.

Horror fiction pod Parkdale Haunt won The People’s Choice Award, open to the top-nominated podcasts across all categories, in addition to Outstanding Production for a Series.

The Walrus Was Paul, hosted by former Hockey Night in Canada and TSN broadcaster Paul Romanuk, won Outstanding Music Series and Outstanding Artwork for a Series.

Sonar’s The Pick Up WNBA podcast, helmed by comedians Cathryn Naiker and Freddie Rivas, was recognized as both Outstanding Leisure Series and Outstanding Sports Series.

Paul Bates, host of comedic history podcast, The Dubious Book of Famous Deeds, won Best Host in a Series.

Find the full list of winners here.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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