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

December 07, 2017 Announcements

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 cou...

Alain Beaulieu Earns a Distinction for Excellence

November 29, 2017 Announcements

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 écr...

Aaah!bécédaire Wins the Fan Choice Award

November 17, 2017 Announcements

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 be the f...

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

September 29, 2017 Announcements

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 Among Finalists for the Prix du livre jeunesse des Bibliothèques de Montréal

September 27, 2017 Announcements

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 excepti...

The Superior Court Partially Accepts Druide’s Defence

September 18, 2017 Press releases

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 remo...

Aaah!bécédaire in Contention for the TD Award

September 07, 2017 Announcements

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 Frenc...

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

August 01, 2017 Announcements

Select members of the jury for the [Prix France-Acadie](http://www.editionsdruide.com/actualites/l-inconnu-de-sandy-cove-est-finaliste-du-prix-france-acadie/COMMUNIQUE_Prix France Acadie 2017 Sylvie Ouellette.pdf) gathered in Paris on May 17, 2017 to preselect works submitted for this year’s prize i...

Free Update for Antidote 9

June 29, 2017 Announcements

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 update...

Typing Pal’s New Features for 2017

June 28, 2017 Press releases

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 ne...

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