Quill and Quire


« Back to

Marq de Villiers among $50,000 Donner Prize finalists

The finalists for the Donner Canadian Foundation’s annual Donner Prize for the best public policy book by a Canadian author, have been announced.

Selected this year from 86 submissions, the shortlisted titles are:

  • Marq de Villiers; Back to the Well: Rethinking the Future of Water (Goose Lane Editions)
  • Robert Lacroix and Louis Maheu; Paul Klassen, trans.; Leading Research Universities in a Competitive World (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
  • David Mulroney; Middle Power, Middle Kingdom: What Canadians Need to Know about China in the 21st Century (Allen Lane/Penguin Canada)
  • Greg Poelzer and Ken S. Coates; From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map for All Canadians (University of B.C. Press)
  • Donald J. Savoie; What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer (McGill-Queen’s University Press)

The winner will receive the $50,000 prize at a ceremony hosted by The Globe and Mail columnist and 2012 Donner Prize winner Jeffrey Simpson on April 27 in Toronto. Finalists will each be awarded $7,500.