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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

2009 Archives

September 8, 2009 is International Literacy Day

Literacy BC Loses Funding for the READ Line and BC Literacy Directory

Funding is Cut for Regional Literacy Coordinators

The PGI Golf Tournament Raises $58,000 for Literacy

Funding Announced for Learning Disabilities Project

Canada's standard of living depends on literacy

New study analyzes costs of dropping out of school

Literacy BC appoints new Executives

Research: children better prepared for school if parents read aloud to them

Certificate in Family Literacy 2009 schedule

Ellen Szita: Readers' Digest Education Hero 2009

2008 Archives

Holiday Greetings and Great Stories from Across BC - our seasonal E-Bulletin is here

A new home for WISH Wellness Centre

Resources from CUPE: Literacy in the Workplace and Putting Literacy on the Public Agenda

500 children's books donated to Newton Family Resource Program

September 8th is International Literacy Day

$6 million to improve literacy programs across BC

September 30th: deadline for PACE Bursary applications

Literacy & Beyond and the PGI - local celebrities attended two star-studded events that raise $100,000 for Literacy BC

Premier honours BC literacy champion: Janice Douglas receives Council of the Federation Literacy Award

Reading the Future: projections of literacy skills in Canada through 2031

Literacy BC a partner in The Centre for Literacy's Summer Institute, June 2008, Montreal