Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

The Republic of Childhood connects authors, children, youth, research and creativity culminating in an annual Forum Celebrating the Future.

“When a child walks in the room, your child or anybody else’s child, do your eyes light up? That’s what they’re looking for.”
—Toni Morrison

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