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Letter-writing campaign looking for end puppy mills in Canada
Kawartha Media Group
The letter writing campaign was inspired by a tiny puppy mill survivor named Ruby whose health was seriously compromised by six caged years of life in a mill as a breeding dog, says Ruby's rescuer-owner and campaign organizer Mary Giuffre of Bewdley.

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O Canada! ? A Norwegian writer takes on our country's features & foibles
Radio Canada International
Norwegian writer and retired literature professor Gerd Bjørhovde has always had a thing for Canada. And there is only one person to blame for it, she says; Canadian author Margaret Laurence. ?I was so fascinated with her writing,? Bjørhovde says. ?She ...

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Aboriginal writing, arts contest in 12th year
Straight.com (blog)
The entry deadline for this year's Aboriginal Arts & Stories competition has been set at March 31. The contest, billed as "the largest and most recognized art and creative-writing competition in Canada for aboriginal youth", debuted in 2005 as the ...



Essays on Canadian Writing was established in 1974 as a scholarly journal of criticism and review devoted to the study of Canadian literature. We are receptive to all critical approaches and to all theoretical modes of inquiry. Submissions are welcome in English and French.

The ideal ECW essay focuses on a problem or an issue of interest to people involved in the reading of Canadian writing, and does so in a style that is engaging and direct. Our aim is to publish original, challenging, and factually accurate research on all periods and genres of Canadian writing. ECW encourages the publication of detailed review essays of new books by and about Canadian writers or about theoretical issues connected with the study and appreciation of Canadian Literature. The journal also supports the publication of interviews and bibliographies devoted to Canadian literary topics. Essays of any length will be considered.

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