Giles Blunt

Giles Blunt with honorary doctorate

Doctor of Education

(honoris causa) DEd

Giles Blunt is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter who has captivated an international following and is recognized as one of Canada’s most successful crime writers. As the author of the popular John Cardinal series set in the small town of Algonquin Bay, which is North Bay very thinly disguised, Blunt has earned numerous awards, including the British Crime Writers’ Association Silver Dagger award and the Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award for best novel. His novel, Breaking Lorca was nominated for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in 2010.

Blunt received the honorary degree, Doctor of Education on June 12, 2014.

Honorary Degree Recipient: Giles Blunt