Announcement on their English home page (will be overwritten by next announcement - so don't be surprised not to find what I'm linking there if you follow this link a few months down the line). Award is in multiple categories - all categories at the link above.
This is Canadian award - I'm not sure if applicable to fiction originally published in Canada, or fiction published anywhere by Canadian citizens, during 2009.
English "short-form" nominees (5 stories) & winner.
- [winner] Eileen Bell's "Pawns Dreaming of Roses"; Women of the Apocalypse, Absolute Xpress: Not read.
- Brad Carson's "Here There Be Monsters"; download; Ages of Wonder, DAW: Not read.
- Ivan Dorin's "Little Deaths"; Tesseracts Thirteen: Not read.
- Douglas Smith's "Radio Nowhere" (B); download link1/link2; Campus Chills; love story: Manipulating time to ensure his sweetheart didn't die!
- Robert J Wiersema's "The World More Full of Weeping"; ChiZine Publications: Not read.
- Last year's Prix/Aurora awards.
- Competing awards that recognize "best" fiction originally published in 2009: Aurialis (Australian authors), BSFA (fiction published in UK), Million Writers (global, online short fiction), Nebula (US) - novelette.
Note the scope of Nebulas is 1.5 years - later half of 2008 & all of 2009. All other awards only care about 2009.
- Anthologies that collect "best fiction originally published during 2009": Dozois', Hartwell/Cramer's, Horton's, Strahan's.
- My "best fiction originally published during 2009, 2010" lists (also list others' best of relevant year lists at bottom).
- "Best of" lists.
- Fiction originally published in 2009, during 2000s.