The 2020 Canadian Online Publishing Awards Call for Entries opened on Canada Day this year on July 1. The COPAs are entering its 12th year and has become a high profile industry showcase of Canadian publishing and has become a badge of honour for all the winners.
Publishers are now allowed to enter any content produced between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020 to be eligible for this year’s awards. The rates have been lowered to $75 per entry with an early bird rate of $50. Independent/Ethnic publishers, Non-profits and freelancers can enter for a special rate of $50 anytime. The deadline for entries is September 30, 2020, with the early bird deadline of August 14.
This year there is a special COVID-19 news category and any publisher can enter one story for free in one of the categories. You can enter the 2020 COPA’s at this link.