- Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada, by Allan Casey (Greystone Books)
- A Very Capable Life: The Autobiography of Zarah Petri, by John Leigh Walters (Athabasca University Press)
- Smiling Bears: A Zookeeper Explores the Behaviour and Emotional Life of Bears, by Else Poulsen (Greystone Books).
The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is pleased to announce that Kirk Howard, founder and president of Dundurn Press, will be presented with the President’s Award at the association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting. ACP is also delighted to present Michael Harrison with honorary lifetime membership in the association.