Don Pittis

Business columnist

Don Pittis was a forest firefighter, and a ranger in Canada's High Arctic islands. After moving into journalism, he was principal business reporter for Radio Television Hong Kong before the handover to China. He has produced and reported for the CBC in Saskatchewan and Toronto and the BBC in London. He is currently senior producer at CBC's business unit.

Latest from Don Pittis


This Is the Path the Wolf Took

A picture book by Laura Farina, illustrated by Elina Ellis.

The Nut That Fell from the Tree

A picture book by Sangeeta Bhadra, illustrated by France Cormier.

International Day of the Girl: Celebrating Girls Around the World

A picture book by Jessica Dee Humphreys & Rona Ambrose, illustrated by Simone Shin.


A picture book by Charlene Chua.

Hockey in the Wild

A picture book by Nicholas Oldland.

Snow Doves

A picture book by Nancy Hartry, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard.

home body

home body is a book by Rupi Kaur.

The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden

A picture book by Heather Smith, illustrated by Rachel Wada.

Shape Up, Construction Trucks!

A picture book by Victoria Allenby.

My Family, Your Family!

A picture book by Kathryn Cole, illustrated by Cornelia Li.

Please Don't Change My Diaper

A picture book by Sarabeth Holden, illustrated by Emma Pederson.

Mom Marries Mum!

A picture book by Ken Setterington, illustrated by Alice Priestley.


Bittersweet is a book by Natasha Ramoutar.

Books about slavery, Indigenous history among 10 titles nominated for $100K Cundill History Prize

The annual award recognizes the year's best work of historical nonfiction. It is administered by McGill University.

Drew Hayden Taylor & Alicia Elliott among finalists for $3K PMC Indigenous Literature Award

The awards represent the best of Indigenous literature, as well as encourage family literacy, intergenerational storytelling and information sharing.