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National Business Book Award

Presented annually for over 30 years, Canada’s National Business Book Award (NBBA) recognizes outstanding talent in Canadian business writing. The $30,000 award is determined by a panel of prominent individuals from the business and academic sectors.

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The winner of the NBBA will be determined by a panel of prominent individuals from the business and academic sectors including Peter Mansbridge, David Denison,…


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BMO Financial Group and Bennett Jones LLP to award $30,000 prize TORONTO, AUGUST 28, 2018 — The finalists for the National Business Book Award, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards, were announced today by co-sponsors BMO Financial Group and Bennett Jones LLP. The finalist authors will vie for a $30,000 prize that will be […] READ MORE >

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TORONTO, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ – Freedman & Associates is excited to announce the new sponsors and partners for the 2018 National Business Book Award, Canada’s most prestigious literary award for business writing. Joining long-time Presenting Partner BMO Financial Group is national business law firm Bennett Jones. DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and Toronto Region Board of Trade […] READ MORE >

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TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ – Daniel J. Levitin has been named the winner of the National Business Book Award for his book, A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age, published by Allen Lane Canada (Penguin Random House Canada). The announcement was made at an event today in Toronto, hosted by […] READ MORE >



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