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Apply now for the PGI Learner Achievement Tribute Award. The deadline to apply is May 31.

January 27, 2010, was Family Literacy Day

Literacy BC has moved offices

The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults learning to read, presents The Best of the Reader, a website with many ebooks and teacher resources.

Watch "Literacy Yarn" to find out why knitting is a good metaphor for literacy.

Data Angel Report: Addressing Canada's Literacy Challenge, A Cost-Benefit Analysis (PDF)

New Guidebook: Learning Together: A Guide to Community-Based Adult ESL _ Literacy in British Columbia (PDF)

Literacy _ Beyond raises $33,000 for Literacy BC

Literacy BC's 2008/09 Annual Report is now online (PDF).

New TD Bank Report: Helping Newcomers Unlock Their Potential (PDF)

Listen to Barbara Adler's poem, "Florence"

Report: Canada's Hidden Deficit: the Social Cost of Low Literacy Skills

Visit for resources to help youth overcome literacy challenges

On September 25, 2009, Literacy BC held our 2009 AGM, and elected the 2009/10 Board of Directors. The directors are:

Rebecca Beuschel (New Caledonia)President

Sandrina Harwood (Northern Lights)Vice-President

Lucy Alderson (Capilano)Treasurer

Bruce Mack (Cariboo) Secretary

Meera Bawa, Member at Large

Clara Kim Kum Chow, Lower Mainland

Ruth Derrick, Camosun

Robin Garcia, Director at Large

Jill Holland, Northwest

June Hughes, Malaspina/North Island

Mary Kiviste, Okanagan

Gord Lechner, Member at Large

Teresa MacLeod, Fraser Valley

Colleen MacMillan, Member at Large

Steve Mattice, Director at Large

Ali Wassing, Kootenays (East and West)