Spelling Bee of Canada celebrates 30 years next month (cbc.ca)
"The Spelling Bee of Canada is celebrating its 30th anniversary next month. About 3000 students between the ages of 6 and 14 took part in regional competitions across Canada."...By Marivel Taruc, CBC News
CBC Video reporter Makda Ghebreslassie to be MC for 2017 Championship
Makda is a CBC Video-Journalist, who from time to time fills in as TV news anchor and a newsreader on Here and Now and Fresh Air. She worked in newsrooms in Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and Windsor before moving back home to Toronto.
"Bee Nation" film director LANA ŠLEZIĆ to be guest speaker at 2017 Championship Final
Lana Šlezić is an award winning Canadian photographer and filmmaker, and author of the acclaimed book Forsaken. Lara grew up in Port Credit, Ontario and has worked all over the world.
"This past weekend, and likely every weekend somewhere across the world since organized education began, eager students were seated on one side of a school’s auditorium and proud parents on the other."
By Donald Mcleod -- Brampton Focus