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The 2023 Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology
Members of Haiku Canada are invited to participate in the 2023 Members’ Anthology.
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The 2023 Annual Betty Drevniok Award
Submission Period: November 15, 2022 to February 15, 2023
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Prix André-Duhaime 2022
Haiku Canada est très heureux d’annoncer la seconde édition du Prix André Duhaime pour les livres et plaquettes du haïku francophone. Ce prix sera décerné en honneur d’André Duhaime, un des pionniers du haïku canadien-français.
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Dr. Ignatius Fay (1950 - 2022)

It is with great sadness that we must report on the death, on Saturday November 5th, 2022, of paleontologist, friend, mentor, and haiku poet Ignatius Fay.
Some of you in Haiku Canada will remember him as the Ontario Regional Coordinator for Haiku Canada and his tireless work in promoting the work of the Ontario Region and across Canada. Also, we will always remember him for the on-line workshops during our last few Online Haiku Canada weeks.
Ignatius was born in Levack, a small mining town just northwest of Sudbury in northern Ontario. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Invertebrate Paleontology in 1983, at the age of 33. He became the first Invertebrate Paleontologist of the Royal Tyrrell Museum ofPaleontology in Drumheller, Alberta during its design and building stage. By 1986, his health had deteriorated; he had a lung removed and was told he'd never see the age of forty. On twenty-four-hour oxygen therapy, he taught himself computer graphics, and became a well-published and award-winning haiku/tanka poet.