The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2018 Longlist

September 17, 2018 (St. John’s, NL) – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce its longlist for this year’s award. The 2017 Prize winner, Michael Redhill, announced the list during a ceremony at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. The 12 titles were chosen from a field of 104 books submitted by publishers all … Read more

World Book and Copyright Day

Today is World Book and Copyright Day and we hope you will take a few minutes to stand up for Canadian creators and publishers. It’s as simple as going to IValueCanadianStories.ca to send a letter to the members of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) and the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC) … Read more

Ontario Bringing More Canadian Books to Classrooms

>> From the Government of Ontario    News Release July 19, 2017 New Investment Aims to Enrich Children’s Learning Experience Ontario is bringing more Canadian literature — such as fiction, plays and poetry — into schools across Ontario, to enrich the learning experience of students in the classroom. Tourism, Culture and Sport Minister Eleanor McMahon … Read more

Canadian Publishers applaud the Federal Court’s decision in Access Copyright v. York University Case

>> From Canadian Publishers’ Council Canadian Publishers applaud the Federal Court’s decision in Access Copyright v. York University Case TORONTO, Ontario, July 13, 2017 – The Canadian Publishers’ Council (CPC) is pleased that the Federal Court of Canada has upheld the rights of creators and publishers with its judgment on fair dealing and tariffs in … Read more

Madeleine Thien Wins the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 7, 2016 (Toronto, Ontario) – Madeleine Thien has been named the winner of the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Steve Patterson, attended by nearly 500 members of … Read more