SOURCE: Scotiabank

October 16, 2014 10:00 ET

In Vancouver, Go Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 16, 2014) - In a special series across the country, Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists will bring this year's nominated works to life in Halifax on October 20th, Toronto on November 3rd and Vancouver on November 6th.

"This year's Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists are incredibly talented authors, whose work will be celebrated at this unique and memorable event series," said John Doig, Scotiabank Chief Marketing Officer. "At Scotiabank, we believe in the importance of the arts in our community. This is why we are so pleased to bring 'Between the Pages' back to Toronto and expand this exclusive event to Vancouver and Halifax making the Scotiabank Giller Prize more accessible to Canadians from coast to coast."

The 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists, David Bezmozgis, Frances Itani, Sean Michaels, Heather O'Neill, Miriam Toews, Padma Viswanathan, will be joined in each city by a cast of local celebrity readers, who will read selections of the works. The discussion led by the events' hosts, CBC Radio's Carol Off (in Toronto) and Seamus O'Regan (in Halifax and Vancouver), will take you inside the minds and creative lives of the writers on the 2014 shortlist.

October   20
Rosemary Cohn Auditorium,
Dalhousie Arts Centre

November   3
Koerner Hall,
TELUS Centre for Performance
and Learning
November   6
The Centre

For ticket information:

HALIFAX 902.494.3820
TORONTO 416.408.0208
VANCOUVER 1.855.985.5000

The Scotiabank Giller Prize will air on CBC Television on Monday, Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) with host Jian Ghomeshi of CBC Radio's Q.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through Bright Future, our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level across six pillars: health, education, social services, arts and culture, environment and sports. Recognized as a leader for or charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has contributed on average some $50 million annually over the last five years to community causes around the world.

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.

A space for us all is CBC/Radio-Canada's new strategy to modernize the public broadcaster and ensure that it continues to fulfill its mandate for Canadians and for future generations. Through to 2020, it will increase its investment in prime time television programming, and continue to create radio programs of the highest quality, while promoting the development of digital and mobile platforms and content.​

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