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Vice Chief of the Defence Staff expresses regret

“The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) recognize that those affected by this horrific tragedy have struggled with the long-term effects of the trauma they experienced and regret that it took this long to formally recognize and address this tragedy.” 
— Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff

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Soraya Peerbaye nominated for Tell: Poems for a Girlhood

Goose Lane Editions extends our heartfelt congratulations to Soraya Peerbaye whose stunning collection Tell: Poems for a Girlhood (PEDLAR PRESS) has been recognized with nomiations for both the Griffin Prize and the Trillium Awards.

Peerabaye's first book of poetry, Poems for the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, was published by Goose Lane Editions in 2009.

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The Bastard of Fort Stikine Wins 2016 Book Award

The Prince Edward Island Book Awards were presented at a gala celebration in Charlottetown on Saturday. Included in the list of this year’s recipients was The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr. by forensic anthropologist and former island resident Debra Komar. Lori Cheverie of the independent bookstore Bookmark accepted the Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-fiction on behalf of Ms. Komar.

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Marq de Villiers Shortlisted

The nominees for the 2016 East Coast Literary Awards were announced today in Halifax. Included in this year’s shortlisted titles for the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award is Back to the Well: Rethinking the Future of Water by Marq de Villiers.

A clear-eyed assessment of the politics of our most precious resource — from the personal and commercial uses of water to the impact of climate change and global conflicts...

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The Bastard of Fort Stikine Named Finalist

The finalists for the 2016 Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing were announced this morning by the Crime Writers of Canada (CWC). Included on this year’s list in the non-fiction category is The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin, Jr. by forensic anthropologist and author Debra Komar.

 

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