Media advisory – On the Eve of Family Literacy Day: Canadians’ Individual and Collective Success at Risk, New Report by the Canadian Council on Learning Says

by NationTalk on January 23, 2007925 Views

OTTAWA, Jan. 23 – The Canadian Council on Learning will release its first annual State of Learning in Canada report on January 26, 2007, a comprehensive overview of Canadians’ progress in learning, with a special feature on literacy in Canada that highlights the challenges facing our society and economy.

The State of Learning in Canada also examines and makes recommendations in the following areas:

– early childhood learning
– learning in school
– adult learning
– Aboriginal learning

The report will be released at Literacy BC’s “Breakfast of Champions” event in Vancouver. CCL President and CEO Dr. Paul Cappon and British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell will be among the keynote speakers.DETAILS:


The Canadian Council on Learning is an independent, not-for-profit corporation funded through an agreement with Human Resources and Social Development Canada. Its mandate is to promote lifelong learning by providing high quality research and information about effective learning practices through all stages of life. For more information, please visit the Canadian Council on Learning’s website

For further information: or to book interviews: Bob LeDrew, Senior Media Relations Specialist, Canadian Council on Learning, (613) 786-3230 ext. 246,

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