Links of Interest


  • WSFS (The World Science Fiction Society) oversees how locations for Worldcons are chosen. The WSFS is also responsible for the Hugo Awards.
  • Aussiecon 4 - the 68th Worldcon - in Melbourne, Australia, September 2–6, 2010. Guests of Honour: Kim Stanley Robinson, Robin Johnson, Shaun Tan.
  • has information regarding upcoming Worldcon bids.

Canadian Conventions

The following is a list of links for Canadian conventions:

Local Conventions

The following is a list of links for Montréal conventions:

Other Conventions

The following is a list of some of the other conventions that we’ve encountered on the web.


The following is a list of Canadian awards for science fiction and fantasy literature:

Canadian SF Clubs and Associations

The following is a list of Canadian clubs for science fiction and fantasy fans:

  • MonSFFA. The Montréal Science Fiction & Fantasty Association.
  • BCSFA. The British Columbia Science Fiction Association.
  • CUFF. The Canadian Unity Fan Fund (CUFF) is a Canadian national fund which provides for an Eastern Canadian or a Western Canadian science fiction enthusiast to attend CanVention.
  • DWIN. The Doctor Who Information network.

Other link

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What’s New

Aug 12, 2009

The convention is over; thank you for joining us!

Thank you for joining us! Please post links to your convention reports or photos to the Anticipation Livejournal, or let us know on Twitter. And we hope to see a lot of you at Aussiecon 4.


Aug 9, 2009

Hugo Winners Announced

The 2009 Hugo winners have been announced.


Aug 7, 2009

Anticipation to offer “Taster” memberships

Heard about World Science Fiction Conventions (Worldcons) and think they sound cool but not sure they’re worth the money? Then Taster memberships are for you.