Announcing Today’s 2018 Forest of Reading Award Winners!

  Announcing Today’s 2018 Forest of Reading Award Winners! The votes are in! Over 250,000 children have participated in the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) annual Forest of Reading program and have helped to choose the best Canadian authors and illustrators of our time. The following awards were presented today at the Toronto Festival of Trees, a “rock … Read more

THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN AND TEENS CELEBRATE THEIR LOVE OF READING AT THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES

Winners of the 2018 Forest of Reading English and French Awards Will Be Announced at Harbourfront Centre   What: Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees welcomes 12,000+ young readers to Harbourfront Centre for workshops with Canada’s best authors and illustrators, lively entertainment and award ceremonies. The three-day event, which is often called a “rock concert of … Read more

World Book and Copyright Day

Today is World Book and Copyright Day and we hope you will take a few minutes to stand up for Canadian creators and publishers. It’s as simple as going to IValueCanadianStories.ca to send a letter to the members of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) and the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC) … Read more

Writers’ Trust Names Finalists for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing: Five Books Explore Canadian Politics Past and Present

March 27, 2018 – Toronto – The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named the five finalists for the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. The winner will be announced in Ottawa on May 9, 2018, at the annual Politics and the Pen gala.   Finalist books include biographies of the tenth prime minister of Canada and the first prime minister of … Read more