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The National Business Book Award is an award presented to Canadian business authors. The award, presented every year since 1985, recognizes outstanding talent in Canadian business writing. The $30,000 award is determined by a panel of prominent individuals from the business and academic sectors. This year marks the 38th year of curating the conversation in Canadian business.

2022 NBBA Winners

Miles Nadal

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Globe and Mail

The Walrus


Freedman & Associates

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Latest News

Former Governor of The Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz wins $30,000 prize Toronto, ON November 8, 2023 – The National Business Book Award today announced that The Next Age of Uncertainty: How the World Can Adapt to a Riskier Future has been named the winning book for the 2023 award and its $30,000 prize. The […] READ MORE >

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Winner of the 38th annual business literary award to receive $30,000 prize Toronto, ON October 18, 2023 – Deirdre McMurdy, Adjudicator and Chair of the Jury for the 38th annual National Business Book Award, today announced the three finalists for the annual literary award. Presented by Miles S. Nadal, the $30,000 prize will be awarded […] READ MORE >

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Prominent jury announced for the 2023 National Business Book Award Toronto, ON  September 13, 2023 – Freedman & Associates today announced the distinguished jury assembled for the 2023 National Business Book Award. In its 38th year, the Award is presented annually to the author demonstrating the most outstanding original Canadian business-related work. The winner will […] READ MORE >