Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Don McKay becomes a Member of the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Don McKay.

The Government of Canada has included author and publisher Don McKay on the list of Canadians recognized for excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service in ways that bring special credit to this country.

Don McKay was one of the latest contributors to Canadian culture to be named a Member of the Order of Canada.


In 2008 Don McKay released an audio recording of his poems selected on the themes of birds, birding and flight. Entitled Songs for the Songs of Birds, the poems were selected and read by the author and accompanied by field recordings of birds by Dave Fifield.