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

ACP to honour publisher Margie Wolfe and bookseller Sharon Budnarchuk with annual award

The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is pleased to announce that Margie Wolfe, president and publisher of Second Story Press, will receive the 2020 President’s Award. ACP is also delighted to award Sharon Budnarchuk, bookseller extraordinaire, with honorary lifetime membership in the association. President’s Award recipient Margie Wolfe has worked in publishing for forty years. … Read more

Canadian publishers call for copyright reform in the face of broken legal framework

April 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) is frustrated and disappointed by the Federal Court of Appeal’s April 22 decision related to the legal action between Access Copyright and York University. Though the Court confirmed the lower-court decision that fair dealing guidelines adopted by York do not meet the Supreme … Read more

World Book Day: Global writing, publishing, and bookselling sector calls for support in response to pandemic

April 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  On World Book and Copyright Day, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) joins the global book industry in calling on governments to support the sector through the implementation of economic stimulus packages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The association is proud to join Canadian colleagues in endorsing a … Read more

Canadian Publishers Launch “Read Aloud Canadian Books” Program for Teachers & Librarians

March 26, 2020 Association of Canadian Publishers & Access Copyright Announce Temporary Permissions for Online Storytime. As schools remain closed indefinitely and classrooms shift to online learning, educators and librarians are seeking out ways to connect with students and provide meaningful learning opportunities from a distance. In response, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) and … Read more