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PGI 2016 was a success!
Photo by Stephen MacGillivray Photography

Photo by Stephen MacGillivray Photography

Our guest speaker was Ted Nolan, former professional hockey player and former head coach of the Buffalo Sabres and Latvian men’s national hockey team. The Peter Gzowski Award winner was Joan Kenny, and our Literacy Champion award went to Robert Irving. Another special highlight of the evening was the award presentations to the winners of the Adult Learner’s Writing Contest. See the full story here.

Winners of the 2016 Adult Learner Essay Contest

Congratulations to the winners of our 2016 Adult Learner Essay Contest !

Nancy Kelly – Sussex Adult Learning Centre

Jonathan Caissie – Fredericton Francophone Adult Learning Centre

Rose Mary Paul – St Mary’s First Nation Adult Learning Community Centre

The winners will receive their $100 prize and a framed certificate at the LCNB PGI gala Dinner to be held at the Delta Hotel, Fredericton on April 11th.  We’ll be featuring the winners’ biographies and essays on our website during NB Literacy week April 18-22nd, 2016. Don’t forget to check them out!


Adult Learners’ Week is April 18-22nd, and April 20th is NB Literacy Day. Let’s celebrate!

The Literacy Coalition held their annual Adult Learner’s Writing contest in honour of Adult Learner’s Week which is celebrated April 18 -22nd, in conjunction with NB Literacy day April 20th. The competition is now closed but we thank all of you who participated in the contest and encourage you to try again next year! The winners of the contest will receive their award at the LCNB PGI Literacy Dinner on April 11th at the Delta Hotel in Fredericton. The winners names will be announced in early April and their stories will be featured on our website during Adult Learner’s Week.

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