Peter Calamai

Building the Right Partnerships (2004)

Peter Calamai addressed the Second Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health on October 19, 2004 in Ottawa. In his address, he discussed adult literacy, including literacy levels Canada, literacy and health relationships and the importance of forging partnerships between the public health field and the literacy movement.

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2004-11-26

Notes for a panel discussion on Celebrating the Canadian Reader (2000)

This document provides the speaking notes for a presentation by the author. He explores why Canadians seem to devote so little leisure time to reading, and defines the term alliteracy.

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2000-06-29

Three L's, The - Literacy and Lifelong Learning (2000)

This is the text of a speech made by Peter Calamai at the WWestnet 2000 conference in Calgary on November 2, 2000. In it, he discusses the “Butterfly Effect” as it applies to workplace education.

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2000-01-01

Notes for an Address to 'The Power of Words' Provincial Literacy Conference (1999)

This document provides the speaking notes for a presentation by the author. He talks about what is still now known about the literacy situation in Canada, elaborates on the difference between public awareness and public understanding, and suggests that literacy is a local issue.

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1999-01-01

Broken Words - Why Five Million Canadians are Illiterate (1987)

Southam Literacy Report, The

This booklet contains articles about literacy that originally appeared in newspapers across Canada during September, 1987. Many are based on the extensive findings of a national literacy survey of 2,398 Canadian adults commissioned by Southam Inc.

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1990-01-01
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