ACP to Honour Access Copyright at 2018 AGM

TORONTO, ONTARIO—(May 22, 2018)—The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is pleased to announce that Access Copyright will be presented with honorary lifetime membership at the association’s upcoming Annual General Meeting. Since 1988, Access Copyright (formerly CANCOPY) has worked on behalf of Canadian publishers and creators to license their work to the education, government, and corporate … Read more

Independent publishers respond to provincial governments’ legal attack on Canadian creators and publishers

TORONTO, ONTARIO—(February 28, 2018)—The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is alarmed by the legal actions launched last week by Ministries of Education for all provinces and territories (except Quebec, and in Ontario through the provinces’ school boards) against the Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright) demanding repayment of more than $25 million collected under a … Read more

ACP stands in support of Turkish publishers and freedom to publish

>> From the Association of Canadian Publishers TORONTO, ONTARIO—(August 9, 2016)—The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) opposes the state closure of 29 publishing houses in Turkey, which have had their assets seized by the government following a failed coup d’état last month. Dozens of other media outlets have also been closed, and according to the … Read more

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