A collection of poetry and drawings from our book club at Bowden Institution in Alberta.
Read a Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village book club member's review of Lawrence Hill's novel The Book of Negroes.
Lawrence Hill, award-winning Canadian novelist and author of The Book of Negroes, visited two of our book clubs this past month. Hear what Lawrence had to say about the experience!
Hear from Adelina Iftene, a volunteer facilitator at Millhaven Maximum Institution's book club.
Bowden book club members turn to collective poetry-writing to reflect on The Water Knife.
On March 5, former book club member and poet Jarrod Shook recorded his poem I was in prison and you visited me at CBC's Ottawa studio for Michael Enright's "The Sunday Edition." Listen to the broadcast here and read about Jarrod's experience, in his own words, in this blog post!
Meet Bev Dwyer, former Grand Valley Institution for Women book club member and founder of The Second Chance Foundation, a non-profit organization starting this spring that will support women coming out of prison. The Second Chance Foundation will assist women by providing them with employment and educational training, counselling, and a "second chance without any judgement."