See also: International Associations
- ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation
This national charitable organization is a partnership of business, labour, educators and government, and is committed to promoting literacy to the general public and the private sector.
- Access Copyright
Access Copyright provides businesses, educators, governments and other organizations with innovative licensing solutions. Access Copyright ensures that creators and publishers are compensated when their works are copied.
- Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada/Association de la Librairie Ancienne du Canada (ABAC/ALAC)
This not-for-profit association aims to promote the antiquarian book trade in Canada, to foster interest in rare books and manuscripts and to maintain a high standard of expertise and business practice in the trade. It sponsors antiquarian book fair
- Association des Libraires du Quebec
The Association des libraires du Québec is the booksellers’ association of Quebec. It is committed to representing the interests of the French-language bookselling industry, offering promotional assistance and professional development.
- Association Nationale des Éditeurs de Livres
The Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) is the national association representing the majority of French-language fiction, non-fiction, and educational publishers in Quebec and French Canada. The ANEL is committed to promoting literacy, pro
- Association of Canadian Book Wholesalers
Not-for-profit association that represents Canadian Book Wholesalers. Canadian book wholesalers specialize in service, speed and having the inventory booksellers need. They concentrate on fulfillment, distribution and marketing news for fast-moving titles
- Association of Canadian Publishers
The Association of Canadian Publishers promotes the writing, publishing, distribution, and promotion of Canadian books. It offers recent industry studies and advice about all aspects of the publishing and distribution process.
- BookNet Canada
BookNet Canada, a non-profit organization committed to innovation in the Canadian book industry supply chain, organizes an ongoing speaker series and an annual technology forum.
- Canadian Authors Association
The Canadian Authors Association is Canada’s national non-profit writing organization. It offers resources, networking opportunities, and support to professional and aspiring writers.
- Canadian Book Professionals Association
The Canadian Book Professionals Assc. is the new resource for publishing professionals in various facets of the Canadian book trade. It provides programs, job postings, seminars and social events to members throughout the publishing community.
- Canadian Booksellers Association
The Canadian Booksellers Association is a national trade association representing all Canadian independent trade and campus booksellers.
- Canadian Children’s Book Centre
This national, not-for-profit organization promotes and supports the reading, writing and illustrating of Canadian books for children and teens.
- Canadian Circulation Audit Board
A division of BPA, which delivers consumer and business media audits, the Canadian Circulation Audit Board audits circulation lists of member publications for the benefit of the advertiser and advertising agency industry.
- Canadian Comparative Literature Association/Association canadienne de littérature comparée
This association promotes the advancement, both scholarly and professional, among Canadian and international comparatists.
- Canadian Conference of the Arts
This national non-government, not-for profit arts service organization provides research, analysis and consultations on public policies affecting the arts and Canadian cultural institutions and industries.
- Canadian Copyright Institute
The Canadian Copyright Institute is an association of creators, producers, publishers and distributors which encourages a better understanding of the law of copyright and tries to foster dialogue among all sides of copyright issues.
- Canadian Education Association/Association canadienne d'éducation
As a bilingual, federally incorporated non-profit organization, the Canadian Education Association initiates and sustains dialogue throughout the country, influencing public policy issues in education for the ongoing development of society.
- Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation
The Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation represents more than 380 members who belong to regional and provincial organizations and provides a network for professionals with an interest in agricultural communications.
- Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
CJFE is a Canadian organization founded in 1981 that works to defend and protect the right to free expression in Canada and around the world.
- Canadian Library Association
This not-for-profit organization represents the interests of academic libraries, public libraries, school libraries, special libraries and library trustees.
- Canadian Poetry Association
This umbrella organization promotes reading, writing, publishing and preserving Canadian poetry; publishes the national newsletter Poemata; and organizes poetry readings and social events.
- Canadian Printing Industries Association
The Canadian Printing Industries Association serves as a collective body of prepress, press and allied printing industries in Canada. CPIA provides management and information services and gives industry leaders a forum for information exchange.
- Canadian Publishers’ Council
The Canadian Publishers’ Council (CPC) is Canada’s main English-language book publishing trade association, representing the Canadian publishing industry nationally and internationally. Numerous links related to the publishing industry and useful studies
- Canadian Romance Authors' Network
The Canadian Romance Authors’ Network is a collective of Canadian romance authors that works to promote romance books to readers, libraries, booksellers and the media.
- Canadian Science Writers’ Association
The Canadian Science Writers’ Association (CSWA) is Canada’s national alliance of professional science communicators, including students, scientists, journalists, communications officers, and policy makers.
- Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers
CANSCAIP is a society of professionals in children’s culture from all parts of Canada that works to support and promote children’s books through newsletters, workshops, meetings and information programs.
This charitable international organization for children’s literature has worked to improve education results in the developing world for more than 40 years.
- Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries
An organization of 20 university libraries located in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, the Council works through resource sharing, collective purchasing, document delivery and other activities to enhance information services.
- Editors’ Association of Canada
The Editors’ Association of Canada is a not-for-profit organization for Canadian editors. It offers professional development, enables networking, promotes industry standards and guidelines and provides an annual conference.
- Livres Canada Books
Livres Canada Books (formerly the Association for the Export of Canadian Books) helps develop and increase Canadian publishers’ sales in international markets and provides market intelligence as well as financial, promotional and logistical support. Livre
- Magazines Canada
Magazines Canada is the national trade association representing the leading Canadian-owned, Canadian content consumer, cultural, specialty, professional and business media magazines in the country.
NAPL (formerly the National Association of Printers and Lithographers) is a non-profit trade association for the printing and graphic communications industry. NAPL provides industry information, resources and services, and seminars, conferences, and educa
- Newspapers Canada
Newspapers Canada is a joint initiative of the Canadian Newspaper Association and the Canadian Community Newspapers Association, representing over 830 daily, weekly, and community newspapers in every province and territory in Canada.
- Playwrights Guild of Canada
Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers.
- Professional Writers Association of Canada
The Professional Writers Association of Canada is the professional association for Canada’s freelance writers, offering an annual conference, professional development workshops, awards and more.
- The Canadian Press
This is a not-for-profit multimedia news agency of more than 250 journalists who produce stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video news for about 100 daily newspapers and more than 500 radio and TV stations.
- The Writers’ Union of Canada
The Writers’ Union of Canada is a not-for-profit organization established in 1973 to support and advocate on behalf of Canada’s published authors. The Writers’ Union of Canada offers professional development workshops in various cities across Canada.