Snow Doves ft. Nancy Hartry

By Stephen Hurley

Host Stephen Hurley scans the education ecosystem, looking for the people and ideas that are starting to change the way we think about teaching, learning, schools and communities.

Nancy Hartry is a an award-winning children’s writer whose latest release, Snow Doves, tells a delightfully poignant story of Sami, a young boy who is coaxed into embracing his very first winter in Canada. Along with illustrator, Gabrielle Grimard, Nancy tells the story without using a single word.

Find out more about Snow Doves and Nancy’s other work at

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Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.