Published on Tue, 05/06/2008 by Canada Post

Canada Post Community Literacy Awards are closing soon!

Ottawa (May 6, 2008) - There are less than three weeks left to nominate deserving individuals and educators for a Canada Post Community Literacy Award.

These awards highlight and celebrate the achievements of Canadians making a special effort or an important contribution to improving our literacy landscape.

The Canada Post Community Literacy Awards recognize adult learners and educators in either Individual Achievement or Educator categories.

Submissions must be received in Ottawa by midnight on May 23, 2008. Finalists will be named in July and winners announced in September. Winners will be recognized at ceremonies in their communities and awarded a prize of $300 (Individual) or $500 (Educator).

Anyone interested in submitting a nomination can visit the 2008 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards website at www.canadapost.ca/literacyawards for full program details and to download a nomination form.

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For more information:

Media requiring additional information or who wish to arrange an interview with a previous Canada Post Community Literacy Award winner, should contact:

Halifax: 902-494-4074
Regina: 306-761-6306
Montréal: 514-345-4333
Edmonton: 780-944-3137
Ottawa: 613-734-2811
Calgary: 403-974-2191
Toronto: 905-214-9299
Vancouver: 604-662-1388
London: 519-457-5282