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.
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
>>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