~~~ IMPORTANT NOTICE ~~~
The 2013 Council of the Federation Literacy Award Nominations
Nominations will OPEN March 18, 2013 - Deadline for Nominations are extended to May 3, 2013.
The Council of the Federation was established in 2003 by Canada's 13 premiers and territorial
leaders to acknowledge the leadership role provinces and territories play in revitalizing the
Canadian federation. The Council has identified a number of key initiatives of importance to
Canadians, one of which is literacy.
To recognize literacy achievements in every province and territory, the Council members created the
Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award, which is a medallion inscribed with the Council
of the Federation logo, is awarded annually in each province an territory. The award recognizes
outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy.
Nova Scotia Award
The 2013 Nova Scotia Council of the Federation (CoF) Literacy Award will recognize an adult
learner who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in literacy and made significant contributions to
his/her school, workplace and/or community.
To nominate an exceptional adult literacy learner for the Council of the Federation Literacy Award,
please download the nomination package which is available in both official languages. This package
will provide you with everything you need to make your nomination.
All nominations must be addressed to:
Council of the Federation Literacy Award
Department of Labour & Advanced Education
c/o Adult Education Division
2021 Brunswick Street,
PO Box 578
Halifax, NS B3J 2S9
Nominations must be postmarked no later than Friday, May 3, 2013.
The award recipient for each province and territory will be officially announced by The Council of the Federation in September. In Nova Scotia, the award will be formally presented in September.