Six Degrees From Steven Truscott

Donald D'Haene | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada
Donald D'Haene

As a child, I scanned the shelves of the library until I finally found The Trial of Steven Truscott, by Isobel LeBourdais. I was fascinated with this young boy's tragic life and prepared my class report. "I think Steven is innocent," I declared in front of the class.

Do We Need Paper Books Any More?

Jenna Em | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Reading on my smartphone, tablet or e-reader doesn't give me the same thrill as reading an old-fashioned paper book. But why would I stop by the bookstore, or visit the local library, when I can download the latest books in seconds? Does society need paper books any more?

Bookworms Rejoice: Canadians Still Love Their Libraries

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - It's a sunny fall afternoon — likely one of the last warm days this year — yet Montreal's largest library is buzzing.The Grande Bibliot...

Atwood Who?, Toronto Mayor's Brother Asks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2011 | Canada

City Councillor Doug Ford, brother to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, went after celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood for her campaign to defend the cit...