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Government Printer Peeks

Throughout the last half of 2015 and continuing in 2016, civil servants have been busy digitizing old government reports and guides and then providing links to these e-documents in the catalogue of Collections Canada – our national library. In the future, it will be easier for students, researchers and general readers with inquiring minds to connect to and read documents from our history. Some, like Buttermaking on the farm (published 1917) provide...
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A fine voice, indeed.

Congratulations to local student, Enzo Campa, winner of the English Language division of the Poetry in Voice competition sponsored by the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry. Assumption High School’s representative was one of hundreds of students, from more than 870 schools, who traveled to Toronto to demonstrate their recitation skills.  You can listen to the prize winning performers, made available through the CBC website....
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Many Voices, Many Lands

Splendid words before an appreciative audience describes a poetry event entitled, “Many Voices, Many Lands”,  held this past Saturday at the Central Branch. Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate for the City of Windsor, got things rolling with his analysis of poetry as a form of storytelling.  He encouraged everyone to be curious about life and to save family stories. Three of his poems from a recent collection were then shared.  Following Mr....
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New EBook Celebrates the Maple Leaf flag of Canada

Hometown Music Council, with financial support from the Government of Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage, is proud to release the following E-Book. Hometown Proud – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Flag of Canada The book assembles art and thoughts of elementary school students from across Canada throughout 2015, in celebration and commemoration of the Flag of Canada’s 50th anniversary.  The collection includes the largest recording of O...
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Government Publications Peeks

One effect of the protracted election campaign through most of the latter part of the summer and fall this year was to slow the release of new publications by the federal government. Here is a selection of recent documents. In July a Senate committee released its recommendations for the future of the national broadcaster: Time for change the CBC/Radio-Canada in the twenty-first century. Statistics Canada published the results of their...
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