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Bill Redekop

Rural Reporter - City

Bill Redekop has been writing rural stories since 2001.

Bill won a National Newspaper Award for 1997 for coverage of the Red River Flood of the Century, and was nominated for an NNA for a story on internet pharmacies in 2013.

He has also won the Canadian Farm Writers Association Gold Medal (2012), Canadian Archaeological Association journalism award (2012), Canadian Mining Institute Award (1998), and Manitoba Human Rights Commission Journalism Award (1994).

He has written five books, most recently Lake Agassiz: The Rise and Demise of the World's Largest Lake, which sold more books in 2017 than any other Manitoba book.

Other books including investigative work, Dams of Contention: The Rafferty-Alameda Story and the Birth of Canadian Environmental Law; Made in Manitoba: Open Road Stories; Crimes of the Century; Crime Stories: More of Manitoba's Most Notorious True Crimes.