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15:00 ET Canada and Quebec support the construction of a new library in Vaudreuil-Dorion

VAUDREUIL-DORION, QC, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that cultural infrastructure plays a key role in...


Feb 15, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Five Shortlisted Authors for the RBC Taylor Prize Speakers at Toronto's famous Ben McNally Books' Sunday Books & Brunch event/

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The RBC Taylor Prize and Ben McNally Books are presenting the 18th annual Books & Brunch featuring the five finalists...


Feb 14, 2019, 19:00 ET Five Shortlisted Authors for the RBC Taylor Prize Speakers at Toronto's famous Ben McNally Books' Sunday Books & Brunch event

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The RBC Taylor Prize and Ben McNally Books are presenting the 18th annual Books & Brunch featuring the five finalists...


Feb 13, 2019, 07:30 ET Routes Americas 2019 - YQB partners with a leading authority in the aviation industry

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - While in Québec City as a guest speaker for Routes Americas 2019, Nawal Taneja, Executive-In-Residence at...


Feb 12, 2019, 13:34 ET Toronto Public Library Branches Close at 2:00pm

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - All Toronto Public Library branches will close at 2:00pm today due to severe weather conditions. Please check...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:30 ET "Goliath's Revenge" Delivers an Insider's View of How Established Companies Can Draw on Their Incumbent Advantages to Win in the New Age of Digital Disruption

Released today, "Goliath's Revenge: How Established Companies Turn the Tables on Digital Disruptors" examines how established companies can use their ...


Feb 07, 2019, 16:30 ET Library and Archives Canada unveils new exhibition: Prime Ministers and the Arts: Creators, Collectors and Muses

OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to share access to its vast collection with the public once again, with the ...


Feb 06, 2019, 12:08 ET Playster Reorganizes To Focus On Tech In 2019

Current customers will continue to have access to Playster, including a regularly updated audiobooks library. MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ -...


Feb 06, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Library and Archives Canada media preview of new exhibition: Prime Ministers and the Arts: Creators, Collectors and Muses/

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Library and Archives Canada invites members of the media to a preview of its newest exhibition Prime Ministers and the...


Feb 04, 2019, 17:01 ET Public service announcement - Inspire the design for the new Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The City of Ottawa, Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada are inviting the public to inspire the design...


Feb 04, 2019, 16:48 ET Media Advisory - Engagement plan for the design of the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The public engagement plan for the design of the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility...


Feb 04, 2019, 10:30 ET Next Level Cybersecurity: New book reveals the early signals of cyber attackers and how to detect them

Even with more than $100 billion spent each year on security, attackers break in, stay hidden and steal data or disrupt with ransomware. Can anything ...


Jan 31, 2019, 12:16 ET Media Advisory: Library and Archives Canada media preview of new exhibition: Prime Ministers and the Arts: Creators, Collectors and Muses

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Library and Archives Canada invites members of the media to a preview of its newest exhibition Prime Ministers and the...


Jan 29, 2019, 10:30 ET Announcing the 2019 Lionel Gelber Prize Shortlist: Exploring Our World Now

TORONTO and WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Patricia Rubin, Chair of The Lionel Gelber Prize Board, announces the following five books which...


Jan 28, 2019, 07:30 ET Introducing the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Jury

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Elana Rabinovitch, Executive Director of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, today announced the five member jury panel for...


Jan 25, 2019, 12:42 ET Alfred A. Knopf Canada to Publish a New Novel by John Irving

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Alfred A. Knopf Canada is pleased to announce the acquisition of Canadian rights to publish the new novel from...


Jan 23, 2019, 10:49 ET 2018 - AJAs Deadline Near

HALIFAX, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their newspaper, magazine, radio, television, online stories and...


Jan 23, 2019, 10:17 ET Library and Archives Canada acquires rare book once belonging to Adolf Hitler

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Library and Archives Canada announced the recent acquisition of a rare 1944 book previously owned by Adolf...


Jan 22, 2019, 12:00 ET /R E P E A T -- RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writers Mentorship Program Returns/

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Launched to great success last year, the RBC Taylor Prize and the RBC Foundation today announced the return of this...


Jan 22, 2019, 09:00 ET RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writers Mentorship Program Returns

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Launched to great success last year, the RBC Taylor Prize and the RBC Foundation today announced the return of this...


Jan 22, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Library and Archives Canada acquires rare book once owned by Adolf Hitler/

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Library and Archives invites members of the media to view and ask questions about the recent acquisition of a rare book ...


Jan 22, 2019, 06:00 ET Big Dreamers: An essential new children's activity book about Canadian Black History

MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian authors Akilah Newton of Montreal, Quebec and Tami Gabay of Vancouver, British Columbia have created...


Jan 18, 2019, 16:48 ET Alberta government makes the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada available to all students province-wide

OTTAWA, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Alberta has taken another step toward honouring its commitment to the recommendations of the Truth...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:46 ET Media Advisory - The Library and Archives Canada travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

RED DEER, AB, Jan. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Métis Federation and the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, in collaboration with Library and Archives...


Jan 16, 2019, 12:26 ET Media Advisory: Library and Archives Canada acquires rare book once owned by Adolf Hitler

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Library and Archives invites members of the media to view and ask questions about the recent acquisition of a rare book ...