The Writers’ Union of Canada Launches 25th Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers

The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased to launch its 25th Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, which invites Canadian writers to submit a piece of fiction or nonfiction of up to 2,500 words in the English language that has not previously been published in any format. A $2,500 prize will be awarded to … Read more

Magazine Grands Prix to Merge with the National Magazine Awards

Toronto (November 1, 2017) – The National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) and Magazines Canada are proud to announce a commitment to an ongoing collaboration to recognize and celebrate Canadian creators, editorial teams and the titles that publish their work with the integration of 10 Magazine Grands Prix categories into the National Magazine Awards. Starting December … Read more

Canadian publishers call for renewed dialogue with universities on fair compensation to creators

>>From the Association of Canadian Publishers Canadian publishers call for renewed dialogue with universities on fair compensation to creators TORONTO, ONTARIO—(August 3, 2017)—In light of York University’s announcement that it will appeal last month’s Federal Court of Canada decision in Access Copyright v. York University, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) calls on York to stop … Read more

ACP releases submission on NAFTA and Canadian book publishing

>> From the Association of Canadian Publishers   ACP releases submission on NAFTA and Canadian book publishing TORONTO, ONTARIO—(July 26, 2017)—In its submission to Global Affairs Canada’s consultations on the upcoming renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) calls for maintenance of NAFTA’s cultural exception, … Read more

Canadian Authors Pleased with Federal Court Decision

>>From Canadian Authors Association July 14, 2017 – Canadian Authors Association (CAA) applauds the July 12 decision of the Federal Court of Canada in Access Copyright vs. York University, the first major decision dealing with the new Canadian fair dealing exception of educational purposes. In that decision, the Federal Court held that York University could … Read more