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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 35th year of curating the conversation in Canadian business.


Miles Nadal

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Stephen Smith



Globe and Mail

The Walrus


Canadian Heritage

Freedman & Associates

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Peerage Realty Partners joins in support of the $30,000 prize TORONTO, July 21, 2022 – Freedman & Associates is excited to announce that Peerage Realty Partners has become a supporting partner for the 2022 National Business Book Award. A North American leader in premium residential real estate services, Peerage Realty Partners has committed to championing […] READ MORE >

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In a historic first, two books have won the title of Canada’s most outstanding business book – The Company: The Rise and Fall of the Hudson’s Bay Empire and Value(s): Building A Better World for All TORONTO, December 8, 2021 – For the first time in its 36-year history, two authors have been named winners […] READ MORE >

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Canada’s National Business Book Award Announces 2021 Finalists TORONTO, November 3, 2021 — The finalists for the 2021 National Business Book Award (NBBA), one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards celebrating its 36th anniversary, were announced today.  Presented by Miles S. Nadal, the $30,000 prize will be awarded to the author demonstrating the most outstanding […] READ MORE >