Category: Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour

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Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour to award and encourage the growth of Canadian humour writing. It is named for Stephen Butler Leacock, at one time Canada’s pre-eminent humorist. The prestigious Memorial Medal, accompanied by a $15,000 prize, has been awarded annually since 1947 for the best Canadian book of literary humour published in the previous year. The award has attained an international reputation and is the only one of its kind for Canadian humour writing.

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Person Profiles (9)

12 Jul 1920 Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada - 30 Nov 2004 photo
13 May 1904 Calgary, Alberta, Canada - 03 Sep 1995
07 Dec 1911 Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Canada - 19 Mar 1995
19 Jul 1908 West Dalhousie, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, Canada - 04 Mar 1984 photo
28 Aug 1913 Thamesville, Kent, Ontario, Canada - 02 Dec 1995 photo
10 Feb 1924 Crook, Durham, England - 07 Mar 2013 photo
25 May 1935 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - 16 Sep 2016 photo
12 May 1921 Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada - 06 May 2014 photo
21 Nov 1908 London, England - 27 Jul 1997 photo




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