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The Gift of Reading celebrates giving out its 400,000th book!

4 may 2015 – As the 16th edition of its Gift of Reading program comes to a close, the Literacy Foundation announces that it has given out its 400,000th brand new children’s book to a child living in an underprivileged neighbourhood. This year, some 40,000 books will be given.
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I Don’t Give Up, I’m a Winner! bursaries: Recognizing the inspiring paths taken by adult learners, five times rather than once

16 February 2015 – Do you know an adult learner who has shown determination and courage in undertaking literacy or basic training?...
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La Fondation pour l’alphabétisation se donne un nouveau site Web (available in French only)

15 January 2015 – La Fondation pour l’alphabétisation est fière d’annoncer la mise en ligne dès aujourd’hui...
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La lecture en cadeau – vers une 16e édition éclatante (available in French only)

29 October 2014 – La Fondation pour l’alphabétisation et la nouvelle porte-parole de La lecture en cadeau, la comédienne Salomé Corbo...
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La lecture en cadeau – maintien des engagements (available in French only)

20 October 2014 – La Fondation pour l’alphabétisation maintient ses engagements envers les adultes et les enfants du Québec...
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I Dont't Give Up, I'm a Winner! bursaries

8 september 2014 – International Literacy Day Promoting reading and writing . . . to build tomorrow’s Quebec!
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Book Distribution in May 2014

1 may 2014 – Literacy Foundation celebrates 15th anniversary of its flagship program The Gift of Reading by giving brand new books to 38,504 children...
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4th edition of the I Don't Give Up, I'm a Winner! bursaries

18 february 2014 – I Don’t Give Up, I’m a Winner! bursaries: Recognizing the inspiring paths taken by adult learners, five times rather than once...
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The Gift of Reading – Read and Read Again

3 november 2013 – 15 years spent distributing brand new children’s books to families without any.
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Once again, Cascades donates 1.5 million sheets of paper to Quebec literacy organizations

23 october 2013 – Through the Cascades Papers for Literacy program, some 150 literacy organizations in Quebec will be receiving—for the fourth year in a row—a gift from Cascades Inc. totalling 1.5 million sheets of recycled paper. Once again this year, TC Transcontinental...
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The Gift of Reading -- 36,903 children have received the gift of a book; so many kids falling for reading!

29 april 2013 – Results for the 14th edition of The Gift of Reading
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I Don't Give Up, I'm a Winner! bursaries -- 3rd edition

15 february 2013 – Five $1,000 bursaries for adult learners in literacy or basic training.
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