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  • Governor General's Award for poetry in 1965, for The Cariboo Horses
  • Governor General's Award for poetry in 1986, for The Collected Poems of Al Purdy
  • Order of Canada in 1982, for career as a writer
  • Peoples' Poet Award in 1987, for Collected Poems, in memory of Milton Acorn


  • Al Purdy's works copyright © to The Estate of Al Purdy.


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