Council of the Federation Literacy Award

Nova Scotia is pleased to open the nomination process for the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.  This national award recognizes and celebrates outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy.  It was first granted in 2005 by Canada’s Premiers and is given annually in each province and territory for outstanding achievement in the field of literacy.  Deadline to submit nominations is April 28, 2017.

To nominate someone please fill out the nomination package and mail/fax to:

Council of the Federation Literacy Award
c/o Department of Labour and Advanced Education
Adult Education Division
PO BOX 697
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8
1-902-424-8081 (Phone)
1-902-424-1171(Fax)

Nomination Package English
Nomination Package French

Who can be nominated?

To be eligible, the nominee must

  • be an adult literacy learner, at least 19 years of age and out of the regular public school system
  • be a resident of Nova Scotia
  • have made outstanding progress in his or her learning
  • have demonstrated leadership in his or her community, workplace and/or school

Read the News Release - Call for Nominations for Council of the Federation Literacy Award