2017

Les paradis de la bière blanche Named “Best Beer Book” in Canada

This week, the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards announced its country-specific winners. We are pleased to announce that Les paradis de la bière blanche, by Martin Thibault and David Lévesque Gendron, was selected as the Canadian winner in the “Best Beer Book” category.  The winners from each...
Alain Beaulieu by Mathieu Bourgois

Alain Beaulieu Earns a Distinction for Excellence

On November 19, at the Salon du livre de Montréal, the Écrivains francophones d’Amérique (ÉFA) association presented its annual awards. At the ceremony, Alain Beaulieu received a distinction for excellence for his novel L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir. Founded in 1936 as the Société des...
Aaah!bécédaire

Aaah!bécédaire Wins the Fan Choice Award

As part of a contest presented by TD Bank Group and the CBC, children voted between September 26 and October 23 for their favourite book out of the five finalists for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Elaine Turgeon and Martin Laliberté’s picture book Aaah!bécédaire proved to...
Je suis là, je suis là

Je suis là, je suis là Listed for the Prix jeunesse des libraires

The picture book Je suis là, je suis là, by author Marie-Francine Hébert and illustrator Mathilde Cinq-Mars, earned a place on the preliminary list for the Prix jeunesse des libraires du Québec in the category for Quebec works for children aged 0 to 5 years. As a marker of quality, the selection...
Une cachette pour les bobettes

Une cachette pour les bobettes Among Finalists for the Prix du livre jeunesse des Bibliothèques de Montréal

The finalist for the Prix du livre jeunesse des Bibliothèques de Montréal 2017 have been revealed. Among them is the picture book Une cachette pour les bobettes, written by Andrée Poulin and illustrated by Boum. This award recognizes Montreal writers and illustrators for their unique and...
Jugement

The Superior Court Partially Accepts Druide’s Defence

Druide informatique is considering the possibility of appealing the Superior Court’s decision to partially accept its defence against a motion for a permanent injunction and damages filed by Québec Amérique (“QA”). QA’s often-amended motion, filed over five years ago, sought to compel Druide to...
Aaah!bécédaire

Aaah!bécédaire in Contention for the TD Award

The five finalists for the have been announced. Among them is the picture book Aaah!bécédaire, written by Elaine Turgeon and illustrated by Martin Laliberté. Established in 2004 by the TD Bank Group and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, the TD Award is given to the year’s most notable French...

L'inconnu de Sandy Cove Among Finalists for the Prix France-Acadie

Select members of the jury for the Prix France-Acadie gathered in Paris on May 17, 2017 to preselect works submitted for this year’s prize in the literature category.L’inconnu de Sandy Cove by Sylvie Ouellette is among the five titles chosen. The five shortlisted novels were picked by the jury...
Antidote

Free Update for Antidote 9

Druide announces the launch of Antidote 9 v5, a free update that boasts a host of improvements, including new words, corrections and integrations. Antidote 9 v5 boosts its English dictionaries with 2000 new words, like clicktivism, greenwashing and Latinx. All the dictionaries have been updated and the guides feature seven new articles. In English, 200 new words have been added, including climatonégationniste, ludifier and nihonium, as well as five new guide articles. V5 also lists new World Heritage Sites and accounts for territorial reform in France. The full list of changes for v5 can be found on Antidote’s website.

Typing Pal’s New Features for 2017

Druide informatique is delighted to announce the rollout of its most customizable version ever of Typing Pal, its web-based typing tutorial application for schools and individuals. In addition to new custom settings, this update brings an array of interface and content improvements. A number of...

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