Stories & Poems

Worn new, again and again – Calgary Poem

Worn new, again and again She confronts an object, strange upon the page, and cracks it sound by sound. Slow sibilant, popped plosive, rhotic smile, bowing diphthong, all concluded with a light dental stop: s-p-r-ou-t. A word is a machine fuelled by sound

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Laura Beaton – Gzowski Award Winner 2016

Laura graduated from the Queen Charlotte High School in 1999. Since then, she took on various jobs – at the Co Op and City Centre grocery stores, worked as a Haida Watchman, and worked for the Skidegate Band Council. Laura now currently works for Gw

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PGI Canada Learner Award Winner 2016: CanLearn Society

PGI Canada Learner Award Winner 2016: CanLearn Society Nguissaly Sylla (Sally) is a learner who demonstrates how improving foundational skills can change your life. Sally came from Senegal in 2009. When Sally arrived she did not speak any English, making

  • February 3, 2017
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Joy Newhook

Joy Newhook Adult Learner Award Winner: Newfoundland and Labrador 2016 What are your goals (examples: help children with reading and writing, go to college, get a job, etc.)? My main goal in life is to make my life better and to help my daughters get a be

  • February 3, 2017
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James Kayutak – 2016 Yukon Learner of the Year

James was born and raised in Inuvik, NWT, where he lived for most of his life. He is the youngest of nine siblings. He was born with a debilitating skin disease and was in hospital much of his young life, so was unable to attend school full time. He gaine

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Denise Donlon

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient Denise Donlon Frontier College PGI at The Briars: Haida Gwaii: Pond Inlet: Yellowknife…and more Denise is a business executive, television producer, host, and member of the Order of Canada. Denise joined MuchMusic i

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Chris Patterson, Mike McCormick, Trevor Strong

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient Chris Patterson, Mike McCormick, Trevor Strong Frontier College PGI at The Briars and Curling Bonspiel….and more The continued momentum of Peter Gzowski Invitational events is due in part to the support of Canadian

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Catherine Ford

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient Catherine Ford – CanLearn Society: Calgary CanLearn Society director and renowned columnist Catherine Ford has lived and worked across the country. Until her recent retirement, she was a national columnist for

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Wendy Seys

Peter Gzowski Special Award Recipient Wendy Seys: Yamaska Literacy Council Yamaska Literacy Council’s (YLC) Ilze Epners and Wendy Seys have been involved in adult literacy initiatives for decades. Their work is focused on increasing resources avail