Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

Alberta Book Publishing Award Winners Announced on June 11, 2011

The Writers Guild of Alberta (WGA) and the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) announced the winners of the 2011 Alberta Book Publishing Awards, the Alberta Literary Awards, and the highly anticipated Alberta Readers’ Choice Award tonight. About 250 people attended the 2011 Alberta Book Awards Gala, a joint celebration that celebrated excellence and innovation in Alberta writing and book publishing.
Journalist Brenda Finley gave an entertaining keynote address, and many authors and publishers were celebrated for their achievements during the past year.

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Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference in Edmonton June 14, 2011

The Annual Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference presents: 2011 Vitalize: Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes
on June 14, 2011 in Edmonton at the Shaw Conference Centre. Mark your calendars–it’s time for “Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes”!

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)