Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts

November 15, 2006 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/Canada Council for the Arts/ Reminder: 2006 Governor General's Literary Awards Presented by the Canada Council for the Arts

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) -

Tuesday, November 21, 10 a.m. - Announcement of winners

- Toronto news conference: Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.

- Montreal news conference: La Grande Bibliotheque de Bibliotheque et Archives nationales du Quebec, 475 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E.

- The winners will speak at the news conferences and be available for media interviews (in person and by telephone) immediately following the announcement.

Wednesday, December 13, 6 p.m. - Awards presentation at Rideau Hall

- Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2006 Awards.

- Media representatives wishing to cover the awards presentation should contact Lucie Brosseau at the Rideau Hall press office, 613-998-0287 or

Thursday, December 14, 7 p.m. - Public reading by all Award winners

- Reading by the winners of the 2006 Awards (all categories) in the Library and Archives Canada Auditorium, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa. Admission is free of charge, and on a first-come, first served basis.

- Copies of the winning books will be on sale, and the winners will be available to sign their books at intermission and immediately following the reading.

- For information about the reading, contact Library and Archives Canada, 613-996-5115.

Tous les documents du Conseil des Arts du Canada sont disponibles en francais et en anglais.

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