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April 26-May 2 is International Adult Learners Week in BC

April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week

Project Report: Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners

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

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)

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

Listen to Barbara Adler's poem, "Florence"

Visit for resources to help youth overcome literacy challenges

Here are links to a number of websites that you might find useful. For more resources, please visit our Resource Library.

We are always adding to this list. If you have a useful website to suggest, please let us know at

Literacy BC Websites

Literacy BC maintains a variety of sites dedicated to specific research projects. To learn more about our research and publications, click here.

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Other Useful Websites

BC Websites
2010 Legacies Now supports the Literacy Now Communities Program.
Literacy Community contains references, resources, and tools for discussion and community-building. This site requires a username and password to access. To receive your username and password, please contact Lori Walker at
BC Literacy Forum offers a place to discuss literacy issues.
Literacy Central is the place for Literacy Outreach Coordinators and everyone working in community literacy development to get the tools they need to support and promote literacy, and will be a handy portal to other online literacy resources.
In partnership with Capilano College, Literacy BC delivers an electronic conferencing service for the literacy community through The Hub. The Hub requires a paid subscription. Click here to learn more.

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Canadian Websites
Personal and Commercial Auto Insurance serving Red Deer, Alberta.
The Movement for Canadian Literacy s the national coalition advancing literacy and essential skills across Canada.
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Top Rated Internet Marketing Specialist in Canada.
Your Lawn Care Specialist.
High Quality Post Frame Building in Alberta.
Motorcycle Insurance Quotes and Many More.
The Best Personal Insurance in Canada.

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