National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023

Every year, September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day honours the children who never came back from residential schools, the survivors of these schools, and the families and communities affected by them. Public acknowledgment of the sorrowful history and enduring consequences of residential schools plays a crucial role in the journey […]

Links fore Literacy Charity Golf Tournament 2023

A heartfelt thank you to our incredible sponsors and supporters who made our annual Links fore Literacy Charity Golf Tournament an unforgettable success! Your generosity and support fuelled our event’s triumph and helped us raise vital funds for our COW (Classroom on Wheels) Bus Program! Thank you to our sponsors: A huge shoutout to all the golfers, […]

Looking Back on Summer Events

Thank you to everyone who came out and made our annual Literacy in the Park Day so much fun! We loved seeing all of your happy faces! A special thanks to our volunteers and partners who came out and helped with the fun. We were able to give away over 200 new books to all who attended. The […]

CFL Summer Activities

Summer has arrived and our programs are taking a break until the fall. We love having fun with literacy and want to share some activities each week over the summer. Literacy is more than just reading and writing and it should be FUN! Follow our social media or this page, to access a new activity […]

Celebrating Canada Day 2023

Canada Day, celebrated on July 1st, is a day of great significance and celebration for Canadians across the country. Canada Day commemorates Canada’s rich history, diverse culture, and the spirit of unity that binds its people together. It is a day to reflect and honour the contributions of past generations and celebrate the cultural mosaic […]

CFL Summer Book Club

Are you looking for a fun way to support your child and family’s literacy development through our program and school breaks? Join our Summer Book Club where we will be providing you with all the materials you will need to explore the classic children’s book- Charlotte’s Web! We will provide you with the books, a […]

Pride Season 2023: Celebrating 2SLGBTQI+ Persons in Canada

In Canada, the Pride Season is celebrated from June through to September. Pride Season offers a chance to acknowledge, celebrate, and gain a deeper understanding of the numerous contributions made by diverse sexual and gender identities, including Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and other sexually and gender-diverse individuals (2SLGBTQI+). Pride Season encompasses various […]

An Evening of Wine & Words 2023 – A Heartfelt Thank You to All!

We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the incredible support we received during our fundraising event An Evening of Wine & Words. The outpouring of generosity and love from our guests has left us speechless. A heartfelt thank you to our presenting sponsor, Richardson Wealth, for their invaluable support! Your generosity has played a vital role […]

June – National Indigenous History Month

In Canada, June is recognized as National Indigenous History Month, providing an opportunity to learn about the distinctive cultures, traditions and experiences of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis. This period serves as an occasion to celebrate the stories, accomplishments, and enduring strength of Indigenous Peoples, who have inhabited this territory since time immemorial and […]

Lois Hole Memorial Awards 2023: Meet the Winners

The Centre for Family Literacy established Lois Hole Memorial Awards to honour individuals, families, organizations or businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to family literacy. The awards are named after the Centre’s Honorary Patron, the late Dr. Lois Hole, who was one of Alberta’s strongest advocates for literacy. The 2023 Awards Ceremony was held following […]