The Association of Canadian Publishers is the voice of Canadian independent book publishers.

ACP supports and strengthens the contribution that Canadian books make to Canada’s cultural, economic, and educational landscape.

ACP represents approximately 115 Canadian-owned and controlled book publishers from across the country. Through all of its activities, ACP is committed to the development and maintenance of these vibrant, competitive Canadian-owned companies.

ACP focuses its resources on advocacy, programs, and projects including: Government and Public Relations, Collaborative Marketing initiatives, Research and Communications, and Professional Development activities.

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ACP 2021 Publishing 101 Program

Are you new to the publishing industry, or do you have new staff who have recently joined your company? Do you have some publishing experience but are interested in learning more about the business? Did you participate in last year’s Publishing 101...

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A rich and diverse body of Canadian writing strengthens Canada and enriches the lives of Canadians.

The largest collection of Canadian books on the Internet

Canada as Guest of Honour at the 2020-2021 Frankfurt Book Fair

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ACP contributes to the development and maintenance of vibrant, competitive book publishing companies in order to support and strengthen the contribution that Canadian books make to Canada’s cultural, economic, and educational landscape.