Toronto’s 25th French Book Fair

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From November 29th to December 2nd, at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge St.), the Salon du livre de Toronto will be hosting its 25th edition. Close to one hundred publishers from Ontario, Québec, Manitoba, New Brunswick, France and Belgium will be represented. Workshops will be offered for students from kindergarten to grade 12. The […]

Paul-François Sylvestre Trillium Book Award Finalist

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Paul-François Sylvestre’s book on the 5five decades of French-language theatre in Toronto is one of the five finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award. Cinquante ans de « p’tits bonheur » au Théâtre français de Toronto was published by Éditions du GREF. Ontario’s minister of Culture, Eleanor McMahon, will announce the winners in the Anglophone […]

Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity

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Contributed by Gilles Huot The Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) has recently published a beautifully illustrated book entitled Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity: The Odyssey of a Canadian Inner City Neighbourhood. Cabbagetown 1941-2011. The book is produced by the CPA Cabbagetown People team on the social tapestry of Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. The book focuses on the most volatile changes which […]

Cabbagetown Author publishes 9th Book

Contributed by Pstreet News Franco-Ontarian author Paul-François Sylvestre, from The Distillery District, has just published his 9th novel (and 45th book). L’envers de la médaille (The reverse of the medal) is the story of two pedophiles priests in French Ontario during the 1970s, 80s and 90s.   The action is mainly set in the Archdiocese […]