Publishers Association logo


Key facts

Population: 35.1m (Census 2016)
Currency: Canadian Dollars (CAN $)
Official languages: English (official) 58.7%, French (official) 22%
Important ministries: There is no ministry or department of education at the federal level , Departments of Education Across Canada,  Canadian Heritage 
Official statistics office: Stats Canada
Trade Associations: Association of Canadian Publishers, Livres Canada Books
Book and Periodical Council (BPC) ), Canadian Publishers Council  and Canadian Booksellers Association (part of the Retail Council).   Regional trade associations: British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario
Translation programme: The Canadian Council for the Arts funds
translations of Canadian dramatic or literary works through its Arts Abroad
Trade Magazine: Quill and Quire
VAT on books: Zero for both printed books and ebooks
Fixed book price system: No


Exclusive to PA members & GPI Subscribers (Login to see the links)