Telling Tales

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Literacy Promotion Programs and Events

Record #: BTN0186
Last Full Update: 17 Aug 2023

Contact Information

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Primary Contact Bailey Duff, Community Program and Operations Manager; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Email:
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A registered charity making literacy accessible to all by bringing people and communities together through a shared love of stories

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2009
Primary Executive Heather Kanabe, Executive Director
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Fundraising ; Private ; Foundation

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)
  • works to improve literacy in children and youth by providing resources to families, caregivers, and educators
  • encourages a love of reading by directly connecting youth and families with Canadian storytellers
  • provides free storytelling events and festivals as well as year round interactive programming inviting children to read, write and imagine
  • provides parents and teachers with literacy and story telling resources

Not specified


Annual Telling Tales Festival Sep 16 and 17 at Hendrie Garden, Royal Botanical Gardens

Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton ; Virtual events and presentations are available regardless of geography
Eligibility No restrictions, must be 14 years or older to volunteer
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
Hendrie Park, Royal Botannical Gardens (yearly Telling Tales Festival venue)
Burlington, ON
Mailing Address c/o BLR – LLP 
PO Box 1521 
20 Main St N, Unit 4 
Waterdown, ON L0R 2H0
Physical Access Not Applicable - Mailing address

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