Blame Canada sings praises of our theatre writers
Toronto Star
The newly established Canadian Musical Theatre Writers Collective launched this week in New York City with a concert at the hottest cabaret in town, 54 Below, filled with Canadian performers from Broadway shows (including many cast members of ...

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Irish Independent

Travel writers hail Irish ruin to rival Machu Picchu
Irish Independent
Known as 'Canada's adventure couple', Dave and Debra, who have been together for 23 years and married for 15, have been on the road non-stop for six years. Their award-winning blog at www.theplanetd.com is considered one of the top travel blogs in the ...

Ottawa Citizen

Wells wins Shaughnessy Cohen prize for political writing
Ottawa Citizen
It is probably somewhat of a relief to the parliamentary press gallery that the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing in Canada has actually gone to one of their own. Maclean's magazine pundit and political editor Paul Wells has picked up the ...
Writers' Trust Honours One of Canada's Foremost Political CommentatorsDigitalJournal.com
Paul Wells wins Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writingToronto Star
Paul Wells wins Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for book about ...National Post

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