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BPC Programs and Services

Freight and Distribution Plan: The BPC’s The Freight and Distribution Committee oversees the Publishing Industry Freight Plan, which the BPC introduced in 1982. This plan offers discounted shipping rates to publishers and booksellers across Canada. The committee organizes educational seminars as needed. In the past, it has offered a Corrugation Purchasing Plan for discounted prices on shipping materials.

Group Benefits Plan: The BPC office has run a Group Employee Health Benefits program for more than 25 years for the employees of its member associations.

Learning and Development Program: The BPC provides tailored professional development opportunities to its members and their members. The program offers several sessions per year in a range of areas including DEI, HR, and marketing and publicity. Sessions are curated by a volunteer committee of members and industry professionals. Sessions are a mix of peer-to-peer learning, guest experts, and discussion forums and incorporate supplementary resources for continued learning.