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  • 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


  • January 28, 2013

Canadian writer Jon Klassen wins U.S. children’s book prize, Bridge to Terabithia author wins lifetime achievement prize

Canadian writer Jon Klassen's This Is Not My Hat received the Randolph Caldecott Medal for outstanding illustration. Read more


  • January 17, 2013

Banking on Kids: TD Bank Invests in Literacy

January 17, 2013 - What’s the value of encouraging a lifelong love of reading? It’s impossible to attach a dollar figure, but one Canadian bank spends millions each year to help make it happen. Read more


  • January 17, 2013

Exciting new partnerships for the National Reading Campaign

TD Bank Group and the Canada Council for the Arts / Conseil des arts du Canada have each made major funding commitments to the National Reading Campaign. Read more


  • November 21, 2012

Trilby Kent’s Stones for My Father awarded TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award!

Toronto author receives $30,000 for powerful children’s novel about the Boer War in South Africa. Read more


  • November 2, 2012

TD Bank Group Continues Their Commitment to Childhood Literacy Through Canada’s Largest Book Giveaway Program

Grade one students across Canada will receive a gift this month to help encourage and instill the joy of reading at a young age. Read more


  • June 13, 2012

TD Bank Group Continues its Commitment to Children Through Canada’s Largest Summer Reading Program at Public Libraries

TD Bank Group kicks off the annual TD Summer Reading Club today across Canada. Read more

TD Summer Reading Club 2012

  • April 26, 2012

Capture the Magic of Reading During TD Canadian Children’s Book Week

Annual event encourages Canadians to read a book, share a story in 2012. Read more


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