Allan Gotlieb, Senior Business Advisor at Bennett Jones and Chairman of the Donner Canadian Foundation, announced the official Call for Submissions for the fifteenth annual Donner Prize, the award for best book on public policy by a Canadian. The winner will receive $50,000, and shortlisted titles will take home $7,500. The prize encourages and celebrates excellence in public policy writing by Canadians, on topics of great importance to Canadians.
The Honourable A. Anne McLellan P.C., O.C. and Counsel at Bennett Jones will return as jury Chair.
The Donner Canadian Foundation, one of Canada's largest foundations, created the prize to encourage increased research on public policy in Canada and to promote the discussion of policy issues in the public arena. In giving this annual award, the Foundation seeks not only to broaden policy debate, but also increase general awareness of the importance of policy discourse. Complete rules regarding eligibility and submission procedures are available at www.DonnerBookPrize.com.