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It is with great pride and pleasure that the Library and Archives Canada Foundation, and Library and Archives Canada, with the generous support of the Founding Sponsor, Air Canada, invite you to an online celebration to honour the distinguished recipients of the 2020 Library and Archives Canada Scholar Awards.

The Library and Archives Canada Scholar Awards were created to recognize remarkable Canadians who have made an outstanding contribution to the creation and promotion of our country’s culture, literary heritage and historical knowledge.

The following recipients are being honoured:

  • Margaret Atwood, poet, novelist, literary critic and essayist
  • Roch Carrier, novelist and author
  • Charlotte Gray, historian, author and biographer
  • Serge Joyal, former senator, art collector and philanthropist
  • Terry O’Reilly, broadcast producer and radio personality

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
7 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Library and Archives Canada will broadcast the event on its
English YouTube and French YouTube channels.

For more information about this event email

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