By Mary Joy Leaper “A number of years have passed since I last participated in a Summer Festival. This year I was able to be there once more. I thought that I knew what to expect, but to my surprise I was wrong. It is like opening your jewelry box, thinking that you know what…

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Buzzing with anticipation, Heliconian Hall in Toronto was packed with prize finalists and their families and friends on the evening of May 5, 2018. Students gave exuberant performances of their poems and songs, and the Kenneth G. Mills Foundation presented the Kenneth G. Mills Poetry and Singer-Songwriter Prizes. High school, college, and university students had…

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The Kenneth G. Mills Foundation is pleased to sponsor the 2018 Kenneth G. Mills Poetry and Singer-Songwriter Prizes, awarded for the fine poetry and songwriting of City of Toronto students in high school, college, or university. The prizes are offered to encourage and recognize the talent and creativity of young people. The three themes this…

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By Mary Joy Leaper “We are moving into an age where Dr. Mills’s knowledge and teaching will become a tool for survival.” (Eugene Watts, Co-founder of the Canadian Brass) Do you ever wonder, How can I make a difference? What are the answers to my questions in what seem to be such turbulent times? Have…

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The winners of the Kenneth G. Mills Poetry Prize will be announced on June 11, 2017, at the Jeanne Lamon Hall of Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto. During this event, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the three winning students from Toronto high schools, colleges, and universities…

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