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Donner Prize shortlist announced

Five titles have been shortlisted for this year’s $50,000 Donner Prize.

The Donner Canadian Foundation’s annual award, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, recognizes public policy writing by Canadians. The jury, led by David Dodge, selected the five finalists from 78 submissions. Each of the finalists will receive $7,500, with the winner announced at an awards ceremony on May 15.

  • Charte canadienne et droits linguistiques: Pour en finir avec les mythes by Frédéric Bérard (Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal)
  • Pushing the Limits: How Schools Can Prepare Our Children Today for the Challenges of Tomorrow by Kelly Gallagher-Mackay and Nancy Steinhauer (Doubleday Canada)
  • Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada’s Banks for the Information Age by Patricia Meredith and James L. Darroch (Rotman-UTP Publishing)
  • Governing Public-Private Partnerships by Joshua Newman (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
  • Too Critical to Fail: How Canada Manages Threats to Critical Infrastructure by Kevin Quigley, Ben Bisset, and Bryan Mills (MQUP)