Author Incomes in Steep Decline

October 22, 2018 For Immediate Release Author Incomes in Steep Decline A 27% drop in last three years suggests educational copying is devastating writers’ livelihoods The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) today released the results of its 2018 income survey report. Entitled Diminishing Returns: Creative Culture at Risk, the report documents a 27% decrease in … Read more

Access Copyright: Board of Directors seeks two new members from creator & publishing communities

Access Copyright’s Nominating Committee is holding an open call for members of the creator and publisher community who would be interested in being considered as director candidates to the Board of Directors. Specifically, the Committee is interested in hearing from candidates residing outside of Ontario, from an equity-seeking community, and with expertise in the following … Read more

2019 Forest of Reading® Nominated Titles Announced: Canadian authors and illustrators selected for largest recreational reading program

TORONTO, ON (October 11, 2018) – Ontario Library Association (OLA) is pleased to announce the English and French nominees for the 2019 Forest of Reading program, the largest recreational reading award program in Canada. SEE THE 2019 FOREST OF READING NOMINATED LISTS: accessola.com/forest The program consists of seven award programs distinguished by age group and … Read more

Canadian Magazines Welcome the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s Maintenance of a Strong Cultural Exemption

Toronto, ON (October 3, 2018) – On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced the completion of negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a new trade agreement that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Magazines Canada welcomes the announcement that a strong cultural exemption is maintained in the … Read more