Given Lucy's respiratory, arthritic, foot problems and emotional distress, it's unfair to expose Lucy to the long frigid winters, and deprive social interactions with her own kind. It's unconscionable to exploit an ailing elephant for profit under the guise of education at the Edmonton Valley Zoo.
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canadian author Michael Ondaatje is among a group of at least six writers who have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Center gala, citing objections to the literary and human ri...
A letter signed by 250 people — including comedian Rick Mercer, author Michael Ondaatje and diplomat Stephen Lewis — urges Harper to ask that Fahmy be allowed to leave Egypt under a new law that allows foreigners convicted or accused of crimes to be deported.
Canada is full of great books in every genre, a lot of them under-publicized. Here is a list of ten books, ranging from novels to poetry, philosophy and picture books, all by Canadians and published within the last century, to expand both mind and bookshelf.
The prize is the largest annual award for a single book of poetry in the world is the Griffin Poetry Award. I attended the awards ceremony, and while I would like to say I made a great impression at Conrad Black's table; turns out I just filched two seats from his friends.
Esi Edugyan of Victoria has won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Half-Blood Blues. The winner of the $50,000 award for the best English-language novel was named Tuesday evening at a ga...
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Here's a look at the 2011 Giller Shortlist: a charismatic collection of authors; young and old, hungry as well as established, and all producers of vibrant fiction.
TORONTO - Michael Ondaatje and Guy Vanderhaeghe are among the contenders for this year's $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Organizers announced a long list of 16 books Tuesday morning. Ondaatje made th...