Stories & Poems

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Barney Bentall

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient Barney Bentall Inuvik: Pond Inlet: Yellowknife…and more Barney Bentall has been a longtime supporter of Peter Gzowski Invitational events, particularly as a performer for events in the Northwest Territories and Nuna

  • February 6, 2017
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Clyde Wells

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient Clyde Wells, QC Long – time supporter of the Newfoundland and Labrador PGI Clyde Wells was the fifth premier of Newfoundland from 1989 to 1996, and subsequently Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador, sittin

  • February 6, 2017
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Bob Savoie

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient New Brunswick Literacy Coalition Bob Savoie Robert Savoie takes a special interest in improving communities through education and literacy and dedicates many hours to this cause, including serving a treasurer for the

  • February 6, 2017
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SK 2016 Poem

Today i am not who they think I am No desk no iPhone no boss no admin This role is good one and yea its fun But it’s so much more when the day is done I don’t have to remind you of the goodness this brings Supporting literacy for adults and ki

  • February 3, 2017
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Bobby Cote – 2016 Learner Achievement Award

It is a privilege to work with READ Saskatoon and my tutor Dale. I heard about READ Saskatoon from people where I am taking adult education classes. When they told me I could get a free tutor, I couldn’t believe it. I had never heard of a program like t

  • February 3, 2017
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Nancy Kelly – 2016 PGI Fredericton

Nancy Kelly has been attending the Sussex Adult Learning Program since May 2015. She hopes to obtain the GED diploma and to take further training so that she can work overseas as an English teacher. Nancy has three children. She has been a community volun

  • February 3, 2017
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Jonathan Caissie – 2016 PGI Fredericton

Jonathan Caissie est agé de 24 ans, il a un fils de 3 ans qu’il élève avec sa compagne Martine. Jonathan possède une 7ième année est propriétaire d’un entreprise de renovation. Il est né à Lamecque Nouveau-Brunswick et a vécu à Montréal pe

  • February 3, 2017
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Rose Mary Paul – 2016 PGI Fredericton

There are times, as a teacher that you come across a learner who inspires and challenges you to want to be a better teacher. Rose Paul is such a learner. Unknowingly, she teaches others through her quiet patience, strength of character, kindness, and dedi

  • February 3, 2017
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Diane McKellar – 2016 PGI Learner Achievement Award

Diane McKellar is the recipient of the 2016 PGI Learner Achievement Award. Diane lives in Knowlton with her son Jamie.  She is part of a large McKellar family most of whom live in or around Knowlton.  She is very involved in her church and is always wil

  • February 3, 2017
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