Toronto – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is proud to announce that Gary Geddes (author, poet, anthologist and translator) is the recipient of the 2018 Freedom to Read Award. The award is presented annually by TWUC in recognition of work that is passionately supportive of free expression. Past recipients include Deborah Campbell, Mohamed Fahmy, Janine … Read more
We are thrilled to announce this year’s Freedom to Read Champion, Dorothy Macnaughton. “Traditionally, when people talk about freedom to read, they talk about censorship: book burning, book banning and access to information that’s being intentionally kept from the public. But Dorothy Macnaughton has spent the last 20 years leading a different freedom-to-read fight: improving the … Read more
Toronto, February 20, 2018 — The Book and Periodical Council (BPC) and its Freedom of Expression Committee are pleased to announce the 34th annual Freedom to Read Week (FTRW) in Canada. A national celebration of freedom of expression that takes place in libraries, schools and arts venues across Canada, this year’s program runs from … Read more
DISRUPT YOUR PUBLISHING GAME Rethinking Sales and Marketing Save the Date! Thursday, June 14, 2018 Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Book Summit 2018 is happening June 14th in conjunction with the Canadian Writers’ Summit! Mark your calendars and join us for a day of inspiring speakers, connecting with colleagues, lake views, engaging workshops, networking opportunities, new friends and … Read more
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the BPC Program Coordinator – Intern will have the opportunity to learn, hands-on, about the day-to-day business of running a non-profit in the Canadian publishing industry.