Barbara Carss

REMI Network’s Barbara Carss wins Canadian Online Publishing Award

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Barbara Carss, editor-in-chief at the REMI Network, won a Canadian Online Publishing Award last night in Toronto for three articles examining how new tax policies could affect commercial real estate.

Carss earned silver for Best Investigative Article or Series in the business category for features that looked at the impact of new U.S. tax rules, additional levies on residential properties in B.C., and a new formula for weighing passive income. This marks the second time is as many years that Carss has been individually recognized with a Canadian Online Publishing Award for her REMI Network reporting. Last year, her article Furor over MPAC multi-res cap rate predicted earned silver for Best Industry Feature.

“Barb is an exceptional journalist who is highly regarded for consistently delivering must-read stories for professionals in the commercial real estate industry,” said Kevin Brown, president of MediaEdge Communications Inc. “With her latest Canadian Online Publishing Award, Barb continues to exemplify with her work the kind of standard-setting industry news the REMI Network team strives to produce.”

In 2017, the REMI Network team won gold for Best Trade Media Web Site at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards, and in 2015 won silver for Best News Coverage in the business category. This year, the REMI Network was a finalist for Best Trade Media Web Site at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards, and editor Michelle Ervin’s article Will ‘ultra-high-rises’ cost more to maintain? was a finalist for Best Industry Feature.

Presented by Masthead Online, the Canadian Online Publishing Awards have celebrated excellence in online publishing for the past 10 years.

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