About Us

What we do

What we do

Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC) supports the art of oral storytelling through its storytellers and its story listeners.

SC-CC Activities and Projects

Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC)

  • Advocates for the art form of storytelling;

  • Advocates for storytelling groups and individual tellers;

  • Provides opportunities for education, training, and professional development through conferences and workshops;

  • Promotes communication between storytelling groups and storytellers via our website and various social media

  • Provides a directory of members;

  • Promotes upcoming storytelling activities and opportunities by means of calendars and newsletters

  • Provides the latest National Arts News from the Canadian Arts Coalition ;

  • Showcases member’s talents  and products in the Member’s Online Library

  • Provides group insurance through the Writer’s Coalition

  • Develops and maintains contact with other national gatherings and professional associations.

  • Provides grants to assist members planning events for World Storytelling Day and Canadian Storytelling Night.

  • Recognizes outstanding Canadian Storytellers through its StorySave Programme.  StorySave records the work of master storytellers and makes it available to listeners world-wide as part of a living legacy through the web site and through the production of CDs.  

  • Recognizes Canadian storytellers who have made a significant contribution to the art of storytelling Canada through the Storykeeper Award, and encourages new storytellers through the “Emerging Storyteller” Award.


Indigenous Advisory Council: Louise Profeit-Leblanc, Marie-Louise Perron


SC-Radio-CC (staff) Danica Lorer, Project Manager radio@

Newsletter - Tell all-Dis tout: Jack Howard and Susan Boucaud


Conference 2020, Parksville, British Columbia: Marva Blackmore

Online Events Calendar: Heather Whaley


Telling Tuesday: Micki Beck


Awards and Grants

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Tours, Clara Dugas and Kathie Kompass


Emerging Teller and Mentor Awards, Elaine O'Reilly


Storykeeper Award, Ann Rothfels


Canadian Storytelling Night, Micki Beck


World Storytelling Day, Jennifer Cayley


StorySave Program, Marion Gruner, Program Manager:


Sue Charters, StorySave Committee Chair: storysave-committee@

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