The Final Results for the 2012 Canadian Blog Awards

Posted: December 3, 2012 by jkleiman in Uncategorized

Here you go, the long-awaited results for the 2012 Canadian Blog Awards!

Congratulations to all of the winners! We will be back next year in October for a new round of nominations!

Yours truly,
Jonathan Kleiman, Toronto Business Lawyer and Small Claims Court Lawyer

P.S. Some of you have been thanking me for spending my time to manage these awards. I appreciate it. If you want to give back, please ‘like my page’ and +1 me and follow me on twitter!

RESULTS

Best Travel or Expat Blogs

My Sardinian Life – http://www.laavventura.wordpress.com
And the runner up by only THREE VOTES: The Local Traveler NS – http://thelocaltravelerns.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymaj

Best Science and Technology Blog

Get Connected – http://www.getconnectedmedia.com/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9g

Best Sports Blog

Straight from the Arse – http://www.straightfromthearse.wordpress.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9b

Best Blog Post

Dragon Edition Samsung – http://www.sync-blog.com/sync/2012/08/samsung-sends-canadian-a-free-one-of-a-kind-galaxy-s-iii-dragon-edition-smartphone.html
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymat

Best New Blog

Frugal Mom Eh – http://www.frugalmomeh.com/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9w

Best Personal Blog

Dave Hingsburger – http://davehingsburger.blogspot.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9t

Best Blog about Art, Crafts, Cooking and Other Creative Activities

Just a Smidgen – http://www.justasmidgen.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymaz

Best Culture and Literature Blog

Perogies and Goyza – http://www.perogiesandgyoza.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9y

Best Political Blog

Calgary Liberal – http://www.CalgaryLiberal.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9n

Best Family Blog

Mom vs The Boys – http://momvstheboys.com/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymad

Best Religion and Philosophy Blog

Whatever he Says – http://whateverhesays.blogspot.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9j

Best Popular Culture Blog

XOXO JES – http://www.xoxojes.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9l

Best Feminism Blog

Feminist Current – http://feministcurrent.com/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymab

Best GLBT Blog

Slap Upside the Head - http://www.slapupsidethehead.com/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3yma6

Best Food and Drink Blog

2nd Win this year! Just a Smidgen – http://www.justasmidgen.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3yma9

Best Humour Blog

Journeys of the Zoo – http://www.journeysofthezoo.com/
And the runner up by only TWO VOTES: I’m Mr. Fabulous – http://www.immrfabulous.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3yma1

Best Business or Professional Life Blog

Jerry by the Sea – http://oceandelightcottages.net/jerry-by-the-sea-2/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymap

Best Law Blog

Wise Law Blog – http://wiselaw.blogspot.ca/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3yma0

Best Health Blog

50Plus Single BBW – http://40plussinglebbw.blogspot.ca/
Stats: http://poll.fm/3yma2

Best Collaborative/Multi-Author Blog

Doctor’s Wives Living – http://www.doctorswivesliving.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ymal

Best Music Blog

PeteHatesMusic – www.petehatesmusic.com
Stats: http://poll.fm/3ym9x

Comments
  1. gailsforum says:

    The wrong stat is linked with best personal blog

  2. gailsforum says:

    The wrong link for poll results is attached to best personal blog

  3. Hello Jonathan,

    I’ve made ranked badges for the competition (edited from last year). Here are the links.

    1. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/715/20121stplace.png/
    2. http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/2386/20122stplace.png
    3. http://imageshack.us/a/img268/5399/20123stplace.png

    Vincent St. Pierre
    CalgaryLiberal.com

  4. jkleiman says:

    Thanks Vincent! Congrats on the win!

  5. arsy5 says:

    Jonathan for some reason I can’t access the best sports blog stats. Says the stats are set to private. Thanks again for all of your efforts. Also thank you for promoting so many fantastic blogs.

  6. Yay!! Thanks so much:D I’m so fortunate!!m xx

  7. [...] the files of the improbable Straight From The Arse has captured 1st place in the Canadian Blog Awards.  Amazingly the little blog that shouldn’t duped  39 percent of the voting public to secure [...]

  8. Again, thanks so much … terrific fun …

  9. Thanks for all the fun! Any was we can get a jpg of the images? The ones provided above don’t work when inserted into a post. Or maybe Im doing something wrong, it’s still early here. :)

  10. [...] all your votes (and all your patience with me soliciting them!), our humble little blog has won a 2012 Canadian Blog Award, in our category of Best Business or Professional Life [...]

  11. [...] a quick note to thankyouthankyou! for voting for Feminist Current as Best Feminism Blog in the Canadian Blog Awards! We [...]

  12. Thanks for all the hard work :) I was just hoping to move onto round 2 and did! In round 2 I managed to double my votes from round 1. Not bad for a first timer ;) Next time I’ll go for gold :)

  13. [...] votes are in and My Sardinian Life takes 1st place in the 2012 Canadian Blog Awards – in the category of Best Travel & Expat Blog – snaperiffic! It was a close one; so [...]

  14. Pete says:

    Thanks for setting this up Jonathan. And thanks for the images, Vincent. I also couldn’t save it as a JPG, so I did a screen cap to make one. Hopefully that’s okay with you.
    Congrats to all the winners and nominees.

  15. [...] very proud to announce that PeteHatesMusic has been named the Best Music Blog in the Canadian Blog Awards! Thanks to you and your ability to follow my strict orders, your votes helped us capture 65% of the [...]

  16. gailsforum says:

    Congratulations to all the winners, this was my first year participating and it was really great. thank you Jonathan for organizing this and helping me out with some of the technical issues.
    Can’t wait for next year!!!

  17. Belinda says:

    Thank you for promoting Canadian blogs and for the encouragement and fun of the awards!

  18. Sir, I beg to disagree!

  19. Jennifer says:

    thanks for organizing this Jonathan, will there be badges sent out with the category and place we won in similar to other years?

  20. [...] after the gift of all your wonderful votes, I feel like Christmas has come early, since I won a 2012 Canadian Blog Award. No coal in my stocking this [...]

  21. Pete says:

    Our music blog is giving away a few albums to celebrate our win. Check out our site for details, and apologies if this is considered a shameless plug :)
    http://www.petehatesmusic.com/2012/12/04/petehatesmusic-voted-best-music-blog-in-canadian-blog-awards-let-us-give-you-prizes-in-return/

  22. Congratulations to all the winners

  23. [...] – I don’t tend to use this space to advertise much. But hey, I was just voted for a 2012 Canadian Blog Award in the Business or Professional Life category (thanks [...]

  24. Unknown says:

    How do I take part in these contests?

  25. Tiffany says:

    Thank you very much for hosting the Blog awards and helping http://www.doctorswivesliving.com along the way. Thank you to everyone who voted and help to make http://www.doctorswivesliving.com the Best Multi-Author Blog in Canada!

  26. Pete says:

    Hey there. Happy New Year. I was wondering if anything ever came from the Call for Prizes? No worries if not, but as a winner, I thought I might inquire. Thanks again for running this.

  27. jemima101 says:

    Well done on giving the best feminism blog to a place that is transphobic and silences sex workers. Hope you are really proud of yourselves.

  28. can i vote my site for best google maps marketing blog? :)

  29. […] very proud to announce that PeteHatesMusic has been named the Best Music Blog in the Canadian Blog Awards! Thanks to you and your ability to follow my strict orders, your votes helped us capture 65% of the […]

  30. great list, I have a fiend who is a Canadian ac contractor. How can he be included in your list.

  31. Hi, just curious when the nominations start this year?? Thanks

  32. Thanks, but really it was my readers getting people to vote! I just do the writing something about Physiotherpahy:
    you can just check this link:

  33. […] has been a unique journey for this blogger. I have met new friends, won national blogging awards, ran in student politics (and won, twice!), been featured in print, interviewed on the […]

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