Author Archives: Keanna Dal Bello

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Inspiring Grade 12 students across Canada: RBC Stories of Empowerment

First Book Canada launches virtual series featuring prominent keynote speakers to engage, inspire and interact with students through literacy. TORONTO (Thursday, May 13th, 2021) – First Book Canada (FBC) in partnership with the RBC Foundation, launched RBC Stories of Empowerment – a virtual event series for grade 12 students… Read More
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High-quality children’s books now available to early literacy programs across Canada through new First Book Canada portal

With books curated by Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation, portal will provide organizations with a great resource to support young children on the road to reading TORONTO (January 25, 2021)– First Book Canada (FBC) today launched a book portal featuring board books and story books for young children, all at… Read More
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New Books for the new School Year!

Scotiabank and First Book Canada announce national distribution of 50,000 books across Canada (RICHMOND, BC. –Tuesday, August 11th, 2020)— First Book Canada and Scotiabank today announced their collaboration to distribute 50,000 books out of the Raincoast Distribution Group facility to high-needs students across Canada in time for the start of… Read More
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David Cote- Ultramarathon Run

By Suzanne Truchan On July 1st – Canada Day – David Cote,  a student from University of Toronto, completed an ultramarathon. A 100 km run to raise charity funds for First Book Canada.  David began this feat in the morning, running through most of the day alone, although sometimes friends or… Read More