British Columbia's National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction - Canada's largest non-fiction prize - was awarded in Vancouver to John Vaillant for his book, The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival. Vaillant of Vancouver was presented with the $40,000 prize at a ceremony that also celebrated the other three finalists for this year's award:
# Stevie Cameron of Toronto for On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women.
# James FitzGerald of Toronto for What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son's Quest to Redeem the Past.
# Charles Foran of Peterborough for Mordecai: The Life & Times.