Writers Demand Immediate Repair to a Marketplace Plagued by Illegal Copying

April 30, 2020 The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) calls on the federal government to immediately implement Heritage Committee recommendations designed to repair the marketplace for Canadian creativity. Last week’s Federal Court of Appeal decision in legal action between Access Copyright and York University illustrates just how damaged and unfair the current legislative framework is … 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

Global Writing and Publishing Community Calls on Governments for Support as We Respond to Pandemic

April 23, 2020 On this World Book and Copyright Day, The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is proud to support a joint public statement from the world’s writing and publishing community urging “governments all over the world to recognize, support and celebrate the importance of books, learning solutions and professional and scholarly content by adopting economic stimulus packages … Read more

Editors Canada names Natasha Bood as new Executive Director

April 14, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Editors’ Association of Canada (Editors Canada) is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Bood to the position of executive director. Bood was hired by Editors Canada in late February, but officially assumes the role today following the completion of an existing contract. Bood joins Editors Canada with 16 … Read more