This is a special achievement award for contributions to the genre of crime and mystery writing, awarded at the discretion of the president of the Crime Writers of Canada.
When first presented in 1984, it was known as the Chairman’s Award; it was later renamed in honour of its first recipient, Derrick Murdoch.
Derrick Murdoch Award . Lyn Hamilton
Derrick Murdoch Award to Don Graves
Derrick Murdoch Award to Catherine Astolfo
Derrick Murdoch Award Winner . Louise Allin
Derrick Murdock Award Winners . N.A.T. Grant
. Crime Writers of Canada (http://www.crimewriterscanada.com/awards/arthur-ellis-awards/about)
. List of Arthur Ellis Award winners 1984-Present (http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/Awards/Ellis_Awards.html)