North Saanich writer awarded Order of Canada

Author and North Saanich resident Patrick Lane has been awarded the Order of Canada.

  • Wed Nov 19th, 2014 5:00am
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North Saanich writer Lane awarded Order of Canada

NORTH SAANICH – Author and North Saanich resident Patrick Lane has been awarded the Order of Canada.

Lane’s appointment to the Order was announced Nov. 13. He earned the honour as one of Canada’s “most renowned writers. His distinguished career spans fifty years and over twenty-five volumes of poetry as well as award-winning books of fiction and non-fiction.” He will be traveling to Ottawa later this month to accept the award at the investiture ceremony.

Lane this fall published his latest work, Washita, the first collection of his new work to appear in seven years.

Read more in the Friday Nov. 21 edition of the News Review.

— Harbour Publishing