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Vending Machines Sell Books in Montréal

What do vending machines sell? If you are not Japanese, you might come up with just a limited range of answers such as "chocolate bars", "cookies", "something to drink", "sandwiches" – all things that might nourish our body. What might be missing then? Nourishing the mind!

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The Canadian Children`s Book Centre

http: / / www.bookcentre.ca /

The_Canadian_Childrens_Book_CentreThe Canadian Children`s Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization, founded in 1976. It is dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers. The programs, publications, and resources help teachers, librarians, booksellers and [ ... ]  

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Read to Me! Kanada

http: / / www.readtome.ca /

Read_to_meRead to Me! is a network of provincial partners with the shared goal of supporting early literacy in Nova Scotia. It is a provincial, hospital-based program developed to help families enrich their child’s early years with books and reading. In Atlantic Canada, 52 of the population have limited literacy skills or experience great difficulty reading (International Adult [ ... ]  

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The Word On The Street Canada

http: / / www.thewordonthestreet.ca /

The_Word_On_The_StreetThe Word On The Street Canada Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to celebrating reading and promoting literacy in Canada. We are the largest literary festival in North America. An overarching goal of The Word On The Street Canada is to bring the writing, publishing and literacy community together to heighten awareness of and encourage [ ... ]  

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ABC Life Literacy Canada

http: / / abclifeliteracy.ca /

ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that inspires Canadians to increase their literacy skills. ABC Literacy Canada connects and mobilizes business, unions, government, communities and individuals to support lifelong learning and achieve the goals through leadership in programs, communications and partnerships. One of its project is Family Literacy Day, an annual event that focuses on the role of reading-related activities in the family. 

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Libraries in Canada

http: / / www.goethe.de / ins / ca / lp / prj / bik / enindex.htm

The Goethe Institute in Canada provides an overview of the library scene in Canada. Selected press articles describe the different kinds of libraries as well as innovative and successful library work in Canada, such as multicultural library activities, Web 2.0 services and digitalisation projects. As far as libraries and education are concerned, Canada is one of the most advanced countries in the world. Canadian libraries are complex, they fulfil diverse functions and serve as role models. 

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