Copyright Board decision offers little clarity on fair dealing for education

>>From the Association of Canadian Publishers Copyright Board decision offers little clarity on fair dealing for education TORONTO, ONTARIO—(March 3, 2016)—Canada’s independent publishers are discouraged by the Copyright Board’s recent decision on the 2010-2015 K-12 Tariff, issued February 19. The decision assigns no tangible value to the vast majority of material copied in Canadian schools. This … Read more

ACP to honour Linda Cameron with President’s Award

>>From the Association of Canadian Publishers The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is pleased to announce that Linda Cameron, Director of University of Alberta Press, will be presented with the ACP President’s Award this June. A past president of ACP, Linda is recognized for her exemplary advocacy work on behalf of Alberta and Canadian publishers, … Read more

Kate Edwards to succeed Carolyn Wood as ACP Executive Director

>>From the Association of Canadian Publishers TORONTO, ONTARIO—(March 3, 2015) —Long-time Association of Canadian Publishers Executive Director Carolyn Wood has announced her retirement, and will be leaving her position as of June 30.  She will continue to do some work with the ACP on a consulting basis. The ACP board of directors is pleased to … Read more

Federal budget increases stability of funding to Canadian book publishers

via The Association of Canadian Publishers  The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) welcomes the stabilization of funding to the Canada Book Fund (CBF) in yesterday’s federal budget. The budget proposes making the $9 million supplementary portion of the fund, first introduced to the Department of Canadian Heritage budget in 2001, permanent beginning in April 2015. … Read more

eBOUND Canada Presents Digital Asset Management Workshops

Take your digital publishing program to the next level by mastering the art (and science) of digital asset management (DAM). eBOUND Canada, a project of the Association of Canadian Publishers, is holding two 1-day, hands-on workshops on digital asset management in Vancouver and Toronto. The Vancouver workshop will take place on Thursday, October 31, while the Toronto session will be held on Friday, November 8.

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