Kent Pollard has been announced as the winner of this year’s Canadian Unity Fan Fund race. Pollard defeated Danielle Stephens 20-18-2 and will travel to CanVention, which is being held this year in conjunction with SFContario 2 in Toronto from November 18-20.
CanSMOF, Inc., the parent organization for Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon in Montreal, has announced the award of two scholarships to help fans attend SMOFCon this December in San Jose, CA. The winners will each receive $500 to defray expenses. One of the awards was limited to a Canadian con-runner, while the other was open to any con-runner.
- Canadian Scholarship: Kent Pollard, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
- Open Scholarship: Norman Cates of Wellington, New Zealand