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Access Copyright, The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency

56 Wellesley St W
Suite 320
Toronto, ON M5S 2S3
1-800-893-5777
416-868-1620
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www.accesscopyright.ca

Access Copyright provides educators, businesses and other users of copyright protected works with the ability to copy from millions of books, magazines, and newspapers in a flexible, convenient, and economical way. At the same time, we ensure that creators and publishers are fairly compensated for the use of their works.

Livres Canada Books
1 Nicholas Street
Suite 504
Toronto, ON K1N 7B7
613-562-2324 (Tel)
613-562-2329 (Fax)
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www.livrescanadabooks.com

Livres Canada Books is an industry association that assists Canadian book publishers to develop and increase their sales in international markets by providing market intelligence as well as financial, promotional and logistical support.

Association nationale des editeurs de livres (ANEL)
2514 Rosemount Boulevard
Montreal, QC H1Y 1K4
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www.anel.qc.ca

The Association nationale des editeurs de livres was established in 1992 from the merger of Association des editeurs and the Societe des editeurs de manuels scolaires. It now represents the majority of French language fiction, non-fiction and educational publishers in Quebec and French Canada. The objectives of the organization are to defend freedom of speech and copyright; to promote reading; to promote books as an essential tool of self-development; to support the development of a national French-language publishing industry and promote its creations; to study and defend the business and political interests of its members; to review all questions related to the industry and transit information to its members; and to maintain harmonious relationships among its members.

Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP)

10 St. Mary Street
Suite 700
Toronto, ON M4Y 2W8
(416)978-2239 ext.237 (Tel)
(416)978-4738 (Fax)
http://www.acup.ca/
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The association serves the interests of Canadian scholarship by encouraging the dissemination of the fruits of research and scholarship.

Book and Periodical Council (BPC)

192 Spadina Avenue 
Suite 107
Toronto, ON M5T 2C2
(416)975-9366 (Tel)
(416)975-1839 (Fax)
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www.thebpc.ca
www.freedomtoread.ca

The Book and Periodical Council is the umbrella organization for associations involved in the writing, editing, publishing, manufacturing, distributing, selling and lending of books and periodicals in Canada.

BookNet Canada
215 Spadina Avenue
Suite 310
Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
(416)362-5057 (Tel)
(416)362-5392 (Fax)
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www.booknetcanada.ca

BookNet Canada is the not-for-profit agency responsible for driving technology innovation for Canadian publishers, distributors, and booksellers great and small.

Book Publishers Professional Association (BPPA)
87 Avenue Road
PO Box 83513
Toronto, ON M5R 3S2
(416) 241-0183
(416) 241-0235
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www.bppa.ca

"The Book Publishers' Professional Association aims to provide a meeting ground and a resource to professionals in various facets of the Canadian book trade. We organize timely and informative programs and events for members of the publishing community looking to expand their knowledge, skills and industry contacts.

To further this mandate, we sponsor seminars and evening programs through the fall, winter, and spring each year. Please follow the links below for more information about the BPPA and our activities."

Canada Council for the Arts
150 Elgin Street
PO Box 1047
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V8
(613) 566-4414 (Tel)
Toll free: 1 (800) 263-5588
(613) 566-4410 (Fax)
www.canadacouncil.ca

Offers a range of grants for professional Canadian publishers, collectives and writers, that provide support for the creation, translation, publication and promotion of Canadian literature.

Canadian Authors Association (CAA)
6 West St N, Suite 200
Orillia ON L3V 5B8
(705) 325-3926 (Tel)
Toll-free: 1 (866) 216-6222
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www.canadianauthors.org

A national association for writers of every kind, for people actively seeking to become writers, and for those who want to support writers. Founded in Montreal in 1921, the CAA is incorporated under federal charter.
The Canadian Authors Association provides writers with a wide variety of programs, services and resources to help them develop their skills in both the craft and the business of writing, enhance their ability to earn a living as a writer, and have access to a Canada-wide network of writers and publishing industry professionals.

What they do:

  • Advocate for the protection of rights and equitable treatment for writers
  • Publish Canadian Authors, an ezine for writers by writers
  • Help members promote their work through a members’ book catalogue, online directory, advertising opportunities, book fairs, readings and touring support
  • Provide writers with up-to-date information on awards, contests, opportunities, calls for submissions and writing conferences and retreats via monthly national bulletins, branch newsletters, and the website
  • Provide learning opportunities for writers at every stage through webinars, podcasts, and CanWrite! – our national conference
  • Showcase Canada’s incredible literary talent through our literary awards, ezine, website, social media, conference – and whatever other media we have at hand

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Canadian Book Manufacturers' Association (CBMA)
1110 Slater Street
Suite 110
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H3
(613) 236-7208 (Tel)
(613) 232-1334 (Fax)
www.cpia-aci.ca

The CBMA's objectives include encouraging and strengthening the development of the book-manufacturing industry in Canada and to improve public understanding of the degree to which the Canadian book-manufacturing industry is essential to the economic progress of the nation.

Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA)
1255 Bay Street
Suite 902
Toronto, ON M5R 2A9
(416) 467-7883 (Tel)
(416) 467-7886 (Fax)
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www.cbabook.org

Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA) works for the current and future economic well being of booksellers by promoting their interests and meeting their needs. CBA represents close to hundreds of bookstores from coast-to-coast including independents, specialty, campus and chain booksellers.

Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC)
40 Orchard View Boulevard
Suite 101
Toronto, ON M4R 1B9
(416) 975-0010 (Tel)
(416) 975-8970 (Fax)
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www.bookcentre.ca

The CCBC is a national, not-for-profit organization founded in 1976 to promote the reading, writing, and illustrating of Canadian books for young readers. The CCBC provides programs, publications, and resources for teachers, librarians, authors, illustrators, publishers, booksellers, and parents.

Canadian Conference for the Arts
130 Slater Street
Suite 406
Ottawa, ON K1P 6E2
(613) 238-3561 (Tel)
(613) 238-4849 (Fax)
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www.ccarts.ca

The CCA is the national forum for the arts and culture community in Canada. It provides research, analysis and consultations on public policies affecting the arts and the Canadian cultural institutions and industries. The CCA fosters informed public debate on policy issues and seeks to advance the cultural rights of Canadians.

Canadian Copyright Institute (CCI)
192 Spadina Avenue
Suite 107
Toronto, ON M5T 2C2
(416) 975-1756 (Tel)
(416) 975-1839 (Fax)
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www.canadiancopyrightinstitute.ca

Established to promote a better understanding of copyright and to encourage its use in the public interest.

Canadian Educational Resources Council (CERC)

250 Merton Street
Suite 203
Toronto, ON M4S 1B1
(416) 322-7011 ext. 224 (Tel)
(416) 322-6999 (Fax)
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www.cerc-ca.org

Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Aid to Scholarly Publications Program

Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS)

275 Bank Street

Suite 300

Ottawa, ON K2P 2L6

(613) 238-6112 ext. 350 (Tel)

(613) 238-6114 (Fax)

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www.fedcan.ca

The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is an independent non-governmental organization of scholars representing the various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The Aid to Scholarly Publications Program, administering funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, is designed to assist the publications of works of advanced scholarship.

Canadian Library Association
328 Frank Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0X8
(613) 232-9625 (Tel)
(613) 563-9895 (Fax)
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www.cla.ca

CLA/ACB is my advocate and public voice, educator and network. We build the Canadian library and information community and advance its information professionals.

Canadian ISBN Agency
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4
(819) 994-6872 (Tel)
Toll-free: 1 (866) 578-7777
(819) 997-7517 (Fax)
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www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
Canadian Organization for Development Through Education (CODE)
321 Chapel Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 7Z2
(613) 232-3569 (Tel)
(613) 232-7435 (Fax)
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www.codecan.org

CODE enables people to learn by developing partnerships that provide resources for learning; promote awareness and understanding; and encourage self-reliance.

Canadian Publishers' Council (CPC)
250 Merton Street
Suite 203
Toronto, ON M4S 1B1
(416) 322-7011 (Tel)
(416) 322-6999 (Fax)
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www.pubcouncil.ca

Trade association of English-language publishers that represents the domestic and international interests of member companies. Members publish books and other media for general interest fiction/non-fiction titles, secondary, post-secondary institutions and the professional/reference markets.

Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP)
40 Orchard View Boulevard
Suite 104, Lower Level
Toronto, ON M4R 1B9
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www.canscaip.org

Provides a network for children's writers, illustrators and performers; aims to increase public awareness of these artists.

Department of Canadian Heritage/Ministere du Patrimoine canadien
Jules Leger Building
15 Eddy Street
4th Floor
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M5
BPIDP toll-free: 1 (866) 811-0055
(819) 997-4169 (Fax)
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www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage.htm

The Book Publishing Policy and Programs Directorate developes and administers the federal government's instruments in support of the Canadian book publishing industry.

Editors' Association of Canada (EAC)
27 Carlton Street
Suite 502
Toronto, ON M5B 1L2
(416) 975-1379 (Tel)
(416) 975-1637 (Fax)
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www.editors.ca

EAC, the voice of Canadian editors, promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication. Its 1600 members, salaried and freelance, work with individuals and in the corporate, technical, government, non-profit, and publishing sectors.

League of Canadian Poets
920 Yonge Street
Suite 608
Toronto, ON M4W 3C7
(416) 504-1657 (Tel)
(416) 504-0096 (Fax)
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www.poets.ca

The League of Canadian Poets is a national registered arts service organization, with 700 members. The league's mandate is to promote Canadian poetry nationally and internationally.

Magazines Canada
425 Adelaide Street, West Suite 700
Toronto, ON M5V 3C1
(416) 504-0274 (Tel)
(416) 504-0437 (Fax)
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www.magazinescanada.ca

Magazines Canada is a national, not-for-profit association representing more than 300 member publications. Its mandate is to promote the interests of the Canadian magazine publishing industry. Through advocacy, marketing, and research initiatives, the association supports the development of Canadian content magazines.

PEN Canada

24 Ryerson Avenue
Suite 301
Toronto, ON M5T 2P3
(416) 703-8448 (Tel)
(416) 703-3870 (Fax)
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www.pencanada.ca

PEN Canada is a literary and human rights association of writers and supporters formed in 1926 to defend freedom of expression and raise awareness of that right. It is one of 145 centres of International PEN in 102 countries, and uses the power of the word to assist writers around the world persecuted or exiled for the expression of their thoughts.

We are the Canadian chapter of International PEN, founded in England in 1921 to represent poets, essayists and novelists. PEN Canada is a non-governmental, charitable organization with 1,000 members across the country.

PEN Canada has four programs: Writers in Prison, which advocates on behalf of writers around the world who are persecuted and imprisoned for their work; the Writers in Exile Network, assisting writers who have fled their homelands and helping them to meet other writers and get university placements; National Affairs, defending freedom of expression in Canada; and The Taxi Project: Exploring Freedom of Expression through the Arts, a theatrical program in schools and community settings.

Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
215 Spadina Avenue
#123
Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
(416) 504-1645 (Tel)
(416) 913-2327 (Fax)
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www.writers.ca
www.pwac.ca

Canada's national association for professional freelance writers, providing markets access, professional development, networking, promotion and advocacy on writers' issues.

Public Lending Right Commission (PLR)
350 Albert Street
PO Box 1047
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V8
(613) 566-4378 (Tel)
Toll-free: 1 (800) 521-5721
(613) 566-4418 (Fax)
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www.plr-dpp.ca

Makes payments to Canadian authors for their eligible books catalogued in public libraries across Canada.

The Word on the Street
National Office:
250 Merton Street
Suite 242
Toronto, ON M4S 1B1
(416) 556-0812 (Tel)
(416) 322-6999 (Fax)
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www.thewordonthestreet.ca

The Word on the Street is Canada's largest book and magazine festival, featuring a vibrant and creative exhibitor marketplace offering an unprecedented selection of books for more than 200,000 book lovers. One of Toronto's eight signature events, The Word on the Street takes place on the last Sunday in September.

Writers' Trust of Canada

600-460 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y1
Suite 200
Toronto, ON M5C 1P1

(416) 504-8222 (Tel)

(416) 504-9090 (Fax)
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www.writerstrust.com

Our mandate: to promote Canadian writers and writing.

The Writers' Trust of Canada provides tangible support to Canadian writers.
The Woodcock Fund is available for writers facing unforseen financial difficulties, and the Berton House Writers Retreat offers unparalleled peace and beauty during a sponsored three-month residence in Dawson City, Yukon. Our scholarship program with Humber College identifies new and promising writers and a program of ten literary prizes celebrates excellence and innovation in Canadian writing across various genres and at various stages of a writing life.

Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC)
600-460 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y1
(416) 703-8982 (Tel)
(416) 504-9090 (Fax)
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www.writersunion.ca

The Writers' Union of Canada is a national organization of over 1,900 professionally published book authors that supports its members and advocates on their behalf for the advancement of their common interests, and, in so doing, promotes the rights, freedoms, and economic well-being of all writers.