Books on long-term care and economic structural change among Donner Prize nominees

TORONTO — This year’s Donner Prize shortlist includes books on topics such as the long-term care crisis and structural economic change.

TORONTO — This year’s Donner Prize shortlist includes books on topics such as the long-term care crisis and structural economic change.

Organizers named five finalists on Tuesday for the $50,000 prize for best public policy book written by a Canadian.

Columnist André Picard is in the running for his book “Neglected No More: The Urgent Need to Improve the Lives of Canada’s Elders in the Wake of a Pandemic”.

Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of Canada, is nominated for “Value(s): Building a Better World for All”, while consultant Carol Anne Hilton was nominated for “Indigenomics: Taking a Seat at the Economic Table”.

Rounding out the short list, Stephanie Carvin, Associate Professor at Carleton University, “Stand On Guard: Reassessing Threats to Canada’s National Security” and “Innovation in Real Places: Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World” by Dan Breznitz, Director of innovation studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.

The award will be presented at a gala dinner in Toronto on May 31.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on April 26, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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