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2014 Jack Webster Awards: CBC wins four

10/30/2014 09:58 EDT | Updated 12/30/2014 05:59 EST
CBC's team in British Columbia won four Jack Webster Awards last night in Vancouver.

Curt Petrovich, a multiple-award-winning journalist at CBC Vancouver, won for best news reporting of the year - radio, for his work covering the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

The team of Enza Uda, Robb Douglas and Kathy Tomlinson's investigation into McDonald's foreign worker practices won best news reporting of the year - television.

Duncan McCue won for excellence in legal journalism, for his series 'Last Right', which followed Canadians, many of them terminally ill, who have decided to end their lives and want to control the way they die.

CBC B.C. producer Yvonne Gall and journalist Mark Leiren-Young won for best radio feature for "Moby Doll" — the story of an Orca harpooned by the Vancouver Aquarium in 1964.

The annual awards, which are named after legendary broadcaster Jack Webster, honour the best in the province's reporting.

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