Conference Overview

We are only beginning the process of forming The Network. Exactly what The Network will become depends on us. So join us for the First Annual Canadian Language and Literacy General Conference May 2-4, 2002 in Ottawa. We are looking forward to this event and anticipate that it will serve as an opportunity to share the science and open minds.

Network News
This news article highlights Network members of The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network. Our chitchat section features Network member happenings. Tell us how you are sharing the science and opening minds and you will appear in the next issue.


Event Calendar
Another new addition to Dialogue is this event calendar. Your submissions are welcome for the next issue.


Posters Are In!
Our first communication brochure is complete and includes a poster that addresses the need for language and literacy deficiencies to be considered an important issue for Canadians. Help us spread the word and watch for your brochure/poster in the mail.
Bienvenue - Dana Hajik Joins the Administrative Staff
Find out about Dana and the skills she brings to your administration team.


one On one with Christine Tsang
Christine took some time out of working on her Ph.D. and Network research projects to assist in getting a Student Network up and running with The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network. Read about the new Student Network and how it can assist students, researchers and children.


Ask Aaron
A new column that we hope to repeat each issue. Aaron Finkenzeller, resident computer guru, tackles your computer questions and offers advice about dreaded computer viruses sent through email.


Happy Birthday CLLRNet
Dan Sinai, Network Managing Director, reflects on the past year and what is in store for the future.







The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network is a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE). This program is administered by Industry Canada and funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Thank you to The University of Western Ontario for hosting The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network.