CBC Up North: There is a pretty cool book launch going on Chi-Cheemaun on Saturday.



Mark Zelinski presents photographs and stories from his ninth book HEART OF TURTLE ISLAND: THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT (click to link). The images bring exquisite focus to the environmental treasures of the magnificent Niagara Escarpment UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, celebrating the diverse Indigenous and settler communities that thrive along its rugged, curving path. Performances by Anishnaabek Nations of Bruce Peninsula and Manitoulin Island are included in the presentation. TWO SHOWS July 22 on the 3:40 Chi-Cheemaun Ferry to Manitoulin, a second on the return trip reaching Tobermory 7:35

THE WOOD DUCK Journal “HEART OF TURTLE ISLAND” (Click link to read PDF)


ADVOCATE The Official Magazine Of The Chiefs Of Ontario: “New Picture Book Explores The Niagara Escarpment”

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Mark Zelinski’s photography in OUTWARD BOUND INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL 2016 Edition

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Ottawa West EMC: Author donates his #BooksThatHeal to world’s poor (w Justin Trudeau)


Justin Trudeau, left, teamed up with renowned photographer Mark Zelinski, right, to send hundreds of Zelinski’s #BooksThatHeal to the world’s poor and illiterate. Photo and story by Tony Muma: Ottawa West EMC FROM THE FIELD a world encompassing photo exhibit by Mark Zelinski

New Book “Heart Of Turtle Island: The Great Escarpment” by Mark Zelinski

Mark Zelinski’s lifelong appreciation of The Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, has inspired him to create a new coffee table book, featuring photography from Niagara Falls to Manitoulin Island. For more information, advance book purchases see:

FROM THE FIELD: A Photographic Exhibit Of Life On Earth by Mark Zelinski Artist Mark Zelinski Tells Visual Story of Earth with From The Field Show/

Mark Zelinski: EARTHBOUND Photo Exhibit of Outward Bound April 10 – May 4/15 photo shoot in Mexico

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A photo shoot on The Yucatan Peninsula with model/actor Michelle Argyris for studio in Burlington ON – Photography by Mark Zelinski

BCITY Magazine Holiday Issue: Big Givers – MarkZelinski


BOOKS THAT HEAL 2014 in Ethiopia:

CHCH Morning Live: Mark Zelinski’s “Books That Heal”

Mark Zelinski donates books for Burlington Flood Relief Supporters

Mark Zelinski with Laura Pizzacalla, Administration Manager at Burlington Community Foundation

BOOKS THAT HEAL for Halton Women’s Place

Burlington photographer/publisher Mark Zelinski has donated 100 of his Books That Heal to Halton Women’s Place.

  • Mark is shown here with Carmela Bozzo, Development Manager at HWP.

CTV NEWS: Karlene Nation covers Books That Heal with Mark Zelinski


“A Conversation With Mark Zelinski” (w Justin Trudeau) a film by Neeko Paluzzi


TORONTO: Zelinski has already distributed 3,000 books to 40 charities throughout Canada and around the world.

Now he is coming to Toronto to distribute 2,000 copies of the three books to charities including FREE THE CHILDREN, CANADIAN RED CROSS, BOOST CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION + INTERVENTION, STREET KIDS INTERNATIONAL, SAVE THE CHILDREN CANADA, LOFT COMMUNITY SERVICES and others, who will accept donated books at a power-point presentation and book-signing event at:

1:00pm, Friday, Oct. 28 - CHAPTERS FESTIVAL HALL142 John Street, Toronto M5V 2E9 (416)595-7349
You can also see the books and meet Mark on Saturday, October 29, 1:00 PM at Chapters Bayview Village, 2901 Bayview Ave Unit 132, North York, M2K IE6 (416)222-6323

OTTAWA: On Thursday, October 20 at CHAPTERS Rideau Photographer Mark Zelinski was joined by Justin Trudeau, MP for Papineau and the author of the foreword to One Small Flame, to Donate 1,000 Books to Charities for Children..

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Link to Oct. 20/11 Trudeau speech video by Neeko Paluzzi

Mark Zelinski Photographer

Shown here in Photo by Louise Marie Vien left to right: 1. Mr. Boyd McBride, SOS Children's Villages Canada 2. Joanna Luciano , Canadian Red Cross 3. Sara Banham, Save the Children Canada 5. Julie Crabtree, Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa 6. Justin Trudeau MP for Papineau, Author of the foreword "One Small Flame" 7. Kate Herweyer, Help Lesotho 8. Mark Zelinski Photographer/Publisher Governor General's Medal Winner, creator of "One Small Flame" "From The Field" "Untitled"

Ontario author publishes wordless book to avoid limits of language
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Langley Times - Photo book signing
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Author tries to heal through words and pictures
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Photographer publishes wordless book to help Third World children
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Mark Zelinski Photographer

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Photos From Across The Globe Being Given Back

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Photos From Across The Globe Being Given Back

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