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Canadian writers, visual artists and publishers lose the ability to have their rights and interests protected as federal government fails to deliver on its promise to fix Canada’s publishing marketplace

Access Copyright’s Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to initiate a significant downsizing and restructuring of the organization due to the federal government’s decade-long inaction in fixing Canada’s publishing marketplace. TORONTO [July 13, 2023] – Due to changes in fair dealing provisions in the Copyright Act, since 2012, Canadian writers, visual artists, and publishers – … Read more

Souvankham Thammavongsa wins the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 9, 2020, Toronto – Souvankham Thammavongsa is the winner of the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short story collection, How To Pronounce Knife, published by McClelland & Stewart. Thammavongsa will receive $100,000 courtesy of Scotiabank. The remaining finalists, listed below, will each receive $10,000. Gil Adamson, for her novel Ridgerunner, published by House of Anansi Press David Bergen, for … Read more

Canadian Book Industry Virtual Town Hall / Assemblée publique virtuelle de l’industrie canadienne du livre

(le français suit) Canadian Book Industry Virtual Town Hall: Share your recovery measure ideas with Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault Moderated by the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) and l’Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with ACP and ANEL, invites the Canadian publishing industry to a virtual … Read more

WorkInCulture Releases Culture Sector Sustainability Report MakingItWork

(Toronto, ON) May 9, 2019 – WorkInCulture announced today the results of a research report entitled MakingItWork: Pathways Toward Sustainable Cultural Careers, which was commissioned to profile today’s Culture Sector labour market, and identify the challenges and opportunities the sector is facing, and recommend ways to move forward. The report presents the findings of the … Read more