Butt, Mather nab Canuck script kudo

Scribe awards honors 'Gas' duo

“Corner Gas” screenwriters Brent Butt and Paul Mather were among those honored in a Monday night ceremony in Toronto celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Screenwriting Awards.

Butt and Mather took the comedy and variety award for “Corner Gas” episode “Dog River Vice.”

Other winners included Wil Zmak for his feature script “The Dark Hours”; Susan Coyne, Bob Martin and Mark McKinney, who took the hourlong drama nod for “Slings & Arrows: Steeped in Blood”; Susin Nielsen, who won the honor for half-hour drama with “Robson Arms: Dancing the Horizontal Mambo”; and Suzette Couture, who won the MOW & miniseries nod for her script “The Man Who Lost Himself.”

The ceremony was hosted by thesp Scott Thompson. The awards are organized by the Writers Guild of Canada.

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