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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


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By phone: 604-684-0624 or 1-888-READ-234 (toll-free in BC)

By mail: Literacy BC, Suite 704, 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver BC, V6A 4C1

We accept donations by Visa, MasterCard or Cheque. An official receipt for income tax purposes will be sent to you with every donation of $10.00 and more. (Receipts for less than $10.00 will be sent upon request.)

Our charitable organization number is: 12846-0334-RR0001

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