Author Archives: Keanna Dal Bello

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Our Partners, Press Releases

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
Impact Stories

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
Author Voices

The Impact of a Story

Hear Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, describe the impact a story can have on a child’s life. Brand-new books create opportunities for kids that they never thought possible. Read More
Our Partners, Press Releases

First Book Canada and Scotiabank provide thousands of books to kids in need

Ottawa, ON (December 11, 2019) – First Book Canada and Scotiabank are working together to provide equal access to quality education for Canadian kids. Pop Up Book Distributions in Ottawa, Ont. and Stephenville, N.L., supported by Scotiabank’s recent pledge of $90,000 allowed for over 30,000 books to go home with… Read More