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May 2017

The winners of the annual Ottawa Arts Awards have been announced by the Ottawa Arts Council. This year's recipients are: 2017 Victor Tolgesy Arts Award: Sylvie Desrosiers 2017 Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Award: Jesse Stewart (Interdisciplinary Arts) Finalist: Maura Doyle (Visual Arts) Finalist: Andrew Wright (Visual Arts) 2017 RBC Emerging Artist Award: Gillian King (Visual

Five authors with connections to Ottawa are finalists for the 2017 Trillium Book awards. The list includes: André Alexis, The Hidden Keys (Coach House Books) for the English award; Jean Boisjoli, La mesure du temps (Éditions Prise de parole), Éric Mathieu, Les suicidés d’Eau-Claire (Éditeur La Mèche) and Michèle Vinet, L’enfant-feu