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Jan 12, 2021, 22:46 ET Trouble Keeping New Year's Resolutions? Join Book Depository's #NewYearNaughtyYou Campaign

After the year people just had, Book Depository - the online retailer offers free delivery worldwide on 20 million books - encourages everyone to...


Jan 12, 2021, 08:06 ET Bitcoin Historian Elias Ahonen Publishes 2nd Book, a 500-page 'History of Cryptocurrency'

Amid turbulence in the cryptocurrency market this week, Canadian author Elias Ahonen recounts the industry's unbelievable history in BLOCKLAND: 21...


Dec 16, 2020, 16:00 ET A heartwarming new picture book based on the true story of seven-year-old Evan Leversage and the Ontario town that brought him Christmas in October

"A wonderful story!" –Robert Munsch The Boy Who Moved Christmas Words by Eric Walters & Nicole Wellwood Art by Carloe Liu HALIFAX, NS, Dec. 16, 2020...


Dec 14, 2020, 04:00 ET Packt Brings Back Their $5 E-Book and Video Event

A frequent fixture in any software developer's calendar, the Packt $5 campaign enables them to pick up any Packt e-book or video for only $5,...


Dec 08, 2020, 10:00 ET Packt Publishing Offers New Book 'Live Longer With AI' for Free to NHS Workforce of 1.4 Million

A new book about harnessing technology to enhance preventative health and extend healthspan as a way to strengthen our resilience to the current...


Dec 04, 2020, 16:00 ET Indigo Launches Buy Online Free Pickup in Store in as Little as Three Hours

Now, holiday shoppers can conveniently shop online at indigo.ca and enjoy free same-day pickup at their store of choice with Indigo's new time-saving ...


Dec 03, 2020, 09:00 ET Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) is turning 75 years old, "a nice birthday to launch a collection of children's eyeglass frames"

The news has spread like a nice fairy tale for Leyesens, a French company specialized in eyewear licensing. Born from the imagination of Antoine de...


Dec 02, 2020, 13:28 ET Insider's novel skewers the "mad world" of minor hockey

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - In his hilarious debut novel, Puck Luck, author David Wylynko tells the tale of a former Junior hockey player...


Dec 01, 2020, 06:15 ET Joyous Wealth official book launch Revealing Rare Secret combination of Wealth and Wellness

On Friday December 4th, 2020 @7:00 pm TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2020 /CNW/ - 'Joyous Wealth – 56 Secrets to Riches and Wellness' book launches on December...


Nov 24, 2020, 11:30 ET Canadian hip-hop artist Noyz launches debut book with an accompanying EP this November

BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Amrit Singh, best known as the rapper, producer, and spoken word artist Noyz, adds author to his credentials with ...


Nov 23, 2020, 10:00 ET An "Accidental" Pandemic Survival Guide Just Released

A Calgary Health & Productivity Expert has written the ideal book to shift out of pandemic fatigue into energy-filled success CALGARY, AB, Nov. 23,...


Nov 19, 2020, 19:00 ET G20 Leader's Summit Publication - Measuring the G20's Compliance to Promises Made

G20 leaders gather virtually for their Riyadh Summit Saudi Arabia as host has prioritised empowering people, safeguarding the planet and shaping new...


Nov 18, 2020, 13:30 ET Andrea Benoit Wins 2020 National Business Book Award

VIVA MˑAˑC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MˑAˑC Cosmetics wins $30,000 prize as Canada's most outstanding business book TORONTO,...


Nov 16, 2020, 10:34 ET Ten experts in the mining environment unite for the publication of a first collective work on mine restoration

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, Nov. 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The development of the mining industry implies an increase in the volume of solid wastes produced...


Oct 28, 2020, 12:19 ET Good News eBook FINDING THE LIGHT is Vitamin 'D' for the Soul

FindingTheLight.ca TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The 200+ page eBook is a time capsule chronicle. It is not a news story or a political piece. It is ...


Oct 28, 2020, 08:47 ET Indigo Unveils its Top Gifts of the Year

With inspiring gifts and best-in-class shopping solutions, Indigo is here to make the holiday season merry and bright for Canadians. TORONTO, Oct....


Oct 22, 2020, 16:32 ET Online Indigenous Engagement Survey for Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility's project team is offering a new way for...


Oct 21, 2020, 15:07 ET Indigo Becomes First in Canada to Commit to The Fifteen Percent Pledge

- CANADA'S BIGGEST BOOKSTORE IS THE FIRST IN THE COUNTRY TO COMMIT 15% OF ITS BOOK AND LIFESTYLE ASSORTMENT TO BIPOC BUSINESSES AND AUTHORS -...


Oct 20, 2020, 08:58 ET IT Revolution Announces Business Leadership Book, 'Sooner Safer Happier'

IT Revolution, the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced a new business leadership book, Sooner Safer Happier: Antipatterns and...


Oct 16, 2020, 09:33 ET Library and Archives Canada offers financial assistance to preserve and share Canada's local histories

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Library and Archives Canada announced today the launch of the 2021–2022 funding cycle for its Documentary...


Oct 15, 2020, 09:29 ET Indigo Announces Its Best Books of 2020

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett named Indigo's Book of the Year TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Indigo (TSX: IDG), the world's first cultural...


Oct 15, 2020, 08:00 ET New Stress Management Course Available for Adult Learners Through ABC Skills Hub

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - ABC Life Literacy Canada is pleased to announce the launch of an online learning portal that offers asynchronous,...


Oct 13, 2020, 09:02 ET IT Revolution Announces New Book, 'The (Delicate) Art of Bureaucracy'

IT Revolution, the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced its newest book, The (Delicate) Art of Bureaucracy: Digital Transformation...


Oct 05, 2020, 10:15 ET Five Canadian authors named to the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist

Canadian actor Eric McCormack to host the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize, with a performance from Canadian jazz pianist and singer, Diana Krall...


Oct 01, 2020, 11:28 ET Library and Archives Canada provides funding to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation culture and language recordings

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 1, 2020 /CNW/ - As we move forward on the path of reconciliation, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is supporting Indigenous...