The winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes have been announced. Those winners include:
For a complete list of all the 2015 Prize winners, visit the Pulitzer Prize website.Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
Among the winners were Robin and Arlene Karpan, who won the Travel Media Award for their book, The Great Saskatchewan Bucket List: 50 Unforgettable Natural Wonders To See Before You “Kick the Bucket”.
Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Karpan!Categories: Awards, Saskatoon
He won for his book Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why It Matters, which explores how technology has affected the ways we socialize and share information.
Along with the honour of the award, Hermida will take home a $20,000 prize.
You can read more about Hermida's book and his win in this article by the Globe & Mail.Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
The shortlist of this year's Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction was announced earlier this week. The finalists are:
The winner will be announced on June 3rd, 2015.Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
A recent Maclean's magazine article depicted Winnipeg as the most racist city in Canada. In response, the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba and McNally Robinson, through a Speakers series, have actively countered that assertion and fostered relationship building as a vehicle for understanding and enhanced awareness on the importance of Treaties and the Treaty relationship.
Over the course of the series, various speakers will share their perspectives on the issue of racism in Winnipeg; giving a historical background on the Treaties and what the Treaty relationship is in a modern day context. The goal will be to continue to foster community dialogue on racism, in a balanced environment. The sessions will also contribute to understandings about the roles and responsibilities of all Manitobans towards ensuring an informed and respectful relationship.
Speakers include Dr. Jean Friesen, Allen Sutherland, Kevin Lamoureux, Ovide Mercredi, Elder Harry Bone, and Aimée Craft.
This speaker series takes place in our Community Classroom, and includes four Monday sessions starting on April 13th. Each session runs from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Pre-registration is required. The cost per registrant is $100.00. You may register in person at our Grant Park store, over the phone (204-475-0483) via credit card, or click here to register yourself online.Categories: Winnipeg, Community Classroom
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