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  • October 01, 2014

    You're invited! Join us October 15th for a special event with journalist and author Alfred Hermida

    We’re excited to be partnering with Penguin Random House and the Online News Association in hosting veteran journalist Alfred Hermida in conversation about his new book, Tell Everyone, with CBC’s David Common.
  • September 29, 2014

    Like books? Like politics? Nominate an EPCitizen!

    Every week from now until the end of October, we’ll be giving away books to randomly selected nominators from the Everyday Political Citizen project. To become eligible for the draw, just submit an EPCitizen nomination today. It just takes a minute and is a great way to recognize the political heroes in your community.
  • September 29, 2014

    Q&A with Hilary Weston Prize Finalist Kathleen Winter

    Kathleen Winter is shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction for "Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage". Published by House of Anansi Press. Our contest to guess the winner will run until the winner is announced on October 14 in Toronto.

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