OBPO study finds there are not enough Canadian books in Ontario schools

The Ontario Book Publishers Organization has released a study assessing how much Canadian literature is being taught in the province’s classrooms. The survey was conducted by researcher and education specialist Catherine Bates on behalf of the OBPO, and included data provided by 307 teachers in both public and Catholic school boards in Ontario. OBPO executive director Holly Kent says the organization … Read more

York University to Appeal Unequivocal Ruling on Its Copying Practices

>>From The Writers’ Union of Canada Copyright Uncertainty Continues for Students and Teachers York University to Appeal Unequivocal Ruling on Its Copying Practices August 3, 2017 – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is committed to working with educators and students toward a respectful new agreement on educational copying, despite York University’s recent announcement that … Read more

Turning the Page: Book Summit 2017 explores driving positive change in the book industry

>>From Book Summit 2017 Toronto, Ontario– Books can change  the world, and on June 15, Book Summit 2017 – “Publish Well and Prosper: Social and Economic Responsibility in the Book Industry” – provides a timely forum to discuss how to do that in an economically responsible way. With actionable takeaways from industry leaders, the conference … Read more