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  • April 23, 2013

First Book Canada and TD to Distribute New Books to Children at A.R. Kaufman Public School

Kitchener, ON – April 23 – First Book Canada and TD Bank Group are thrilled to announce that three brand new books will be distributed to students from A.R. Kaufman Public School, as part of TD’s “Celebration of Reading”. The donation is part of an ongoing partnership between TD and First Book Canada to provide […] Read more


  • April 19, 2013

For Kids: Philippe Béha’s art stands apart

Ranges from cartoonish to sophisticated By Bernie Goedhart, The Gazette MONTREAL – Almost three decades ago, shortly after moving to Montreal from Edmonton, I did my first interview with a French-Canadian author/illustrator: Philippe Béha. My conversational French was non-existent and he spoke halting English, but Béha was gracious and kind and I came away from […] Read more


  • April 10, 2013

Announcing the 2013 TD Grade One Book Giveaway Selection

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is thrilled to announce the title of the 2013 TD Grade One Book Giveaway. Over 500,000 copies of Boy Soup, written by Loris Lesynski and illustrated by Michael Martchenko will be distributed to Grade One students in schools across the country this fall. Read more


  • March 18, 2013

TVO presents TD Bank Group with the inaugural Caring Corporate Partner Award

TVO is pleased to announce that TD Bank Group is the 2013 recipient of the inaugural TVO Caring Corporate Partner Award, recognizing TD's outstanding and continued support of TVO's early literacy initiatives. Read more


  • March 1, 2013

Canadian Library Association Announces Shortlist for 2013 Book of the Year for Children Award

The Canadian Library Association proudly presents the shortlist for the 2013 Book of the Year for Children Award. The award is generously sponsored by Library Services Centre. Read more


  • March 1, 2013

Canadian Library Association Announces 2013 Young Adult Book Award Shortlist

The Canadian Library Association is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2013 Young Adult Book Award. The award is generously sponsored by Library Services Centre. Read more


  • February 26, 2013

Shortlist Announced for the 2013 Violet Downey Book Award

The shortlist for The National Chapter of Canada IODE Violet Downey Book Award, valued at $5,000, has been selected from among submitted books published in Canada in 2012. Read more


  • February 19, 2013

Canada’s Writers Honour Children’s Book Publisher, Patsy Aldana

The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) recognizes the courageous work of children’s book publisher, Patsy Aldana, with its Freedom to Read Award for 2013. Read more


  • February 8, 2013

Make Early Childhood Education a High Priority

High quality early childhood education (ECE) has widespread and long-lasting effects for children. Read more


  • January 29, 2013

Family Literacy Day engages families across Canada

January 29, 2013 -- Last weekend, Canadians across the country celebrated the 15th anniversary of Family Literacy Day. Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Read more


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