World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated annually on the 27th March by ITI Centres and the international theatre community. We love celebrating World Theatre Day, with our fantastic collection of Canadian-published ... Read more
February 24th is Pink Shirt Day, a day to raise awareness on the issues surrounding bullying, a major problem in schools, at work, on the internet, and even sometimes at home. We’ve picked out some literature that will help continue the discussion of bullying with your students, ... Read more
Pantone has, for the first time, blended two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity – as their 2016 Colour of the Year. We've selected six of each colour to help ring in the New Year!
With all of the best-of lists going around, we're putting our own votes in for our favourite covers of 2015. Bask in this design-y goodness.
We're so proud to host so many winners and nominees of the big three national literary awards in Canada in 2015: the Governor General's Literary Awards, the Writers' Trust Awards, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. We've rounded them up here so that you, too, can bask in their ... Read more
The Giller Prize is one of Canada's most prestigious national literary awards. Here we take a look back at past winners and nominees to remember some of the great titles that have received such high profile attention.
The last Canadian election saw more Canadians than ever before out to vote. To keep you in a political mindset, we've rounded up backgrounders on hot-button political issues, Canadian political history, and maybe even a poetry collection (or three). Remember: always vote!
As book nerds we're not always considered the most athletic of the bunch but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate the skill and strength it takes to be top of your sport. We've highlighted some sports books that can make anyone an armchair athlete.
A list of the great and not-so-great moments in our nation's history.
This Father's Day, why not dude up with dad and read one of these manly books.