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Literacy Outside the Box
2011-03-23
Frontier College
Frontier College student art show proves there is more to literacy than reading and writing
The Canada Science and Technology Museum recognizes the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille
2009-05-21
Canada Science and Technology Museum
To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM), in collaboration with CNIB, presents an exhibition and a guided tour which will be ...
Winners announced
2011-04-19
The Royal Canadian Legion
National winners of Legion's Essay, Poetry and Poster Contests.

Sources Select Resources

The Secret Secret
Of Wikileaks and Literacy
Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2010
CounterPunch
Only those with proper clearances can participate in discussions that affect significant aspects of our lives. Certain technological achievements, our collective ethical decisions (torture, secret pri...
Young Iraqis hope the Written Word can Reinvigorate a New Generation
Arraf, Jane
Article
2014
The Guardian
An informal lending library uses literary heritage to remind young Baghdadis they don't need to emigrate to escape daily travails.

Sources Bookshelf

Experiences in Translation
Eco, Umberto
Book
2001
Identifies the different types of interpretive acts that count as translation. An enticing new typology emerges, based on Eco's insistence on a common-sense approach and the necessity of taking a crit...
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
The Woman Reader
Jack, Belinda
Book
2012
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.

Media

Government Ministries & Agencies

Human Resources and Skills Development
Human Resources Development Canada's mission is to enable Canadians to participate fully in the workplace and the community. The department provides an integrated approach to Canada's national investm...


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