UTC Fundraising Event 2021

Spend an evening with a Canadian novelist and raise funds to support free adult literacy tutoring in the West Island.

Literacy Unlimited is proud to present Under the Cover, a conversation with a Canadian author about books, the writing process, and topics of interest to the audience.

At each Under the Cover event, a moderator will interview an author for the first part of the evening. At the end of the evening there will be time for questions to be answered.

Three online Under the Cover events are scheduled for 2021 and will be on Zoom:

Feb. 10 Gail Bowen, award-winning author of the Joanne Kilbourn mystery series 
Moderator: Kristy Snell, senior journalist at CBC Montreal

Mar. 24 Catherine McKenzie, bestselling author of ten novels including You Can’t Catch Me  
Moderator: Trudie Mason, editor, journalist, newscaster, and CJAD radio host

Apr. 14 Terry Fallis, award-winning author of seven national bestsellers including Albatross 
Moderator: Jamie Orchard, award-winning journalist; former senior anchor at Global Montreal

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. English presentations. 
A Zoom link will be sent to all ticket holders in advance.


  • Tickets are $25 for each individual event.
  • A package of tickets for all 3 events is available for $60.
  • Donation receipts for the entire amount will be provided.
  • As this is a fundraiser, we are unable to provide refunds.
  • All proceeds will benefit Literacy Unlimited.

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The Pointe-Claire independent bookstore Librarie Clio will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of select books by the featured Under the Cover authors to Literacy Unlimited for a limited time. Shop online at store.librairieclio.ca/.

Literacy Unlimited is a community organization in Montreal’s West Island dedicated to improving English language literacy through custom-tailored tutoring services and community education, programs, and partnership.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Artistika Communications   |   Librarie Clio

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