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More Canada




Key report findings Canadian-authored books now represent just 15% of book purchases Independent Canadian publishers’ sales down by 44% over the last 10 years Canadians want to read Canadian authored books – but can’t easily find them Public libraries support Canadian writers – but can’t measure how well they’re doing Key report recommendations Policies and programs for 50 new independent bookstores across the country in 5 years Support for independent bookstores as key community cultural spaces Large-scale expansion of successful childrens/teen “Tree Award” programs to get more kids in schools reading more Canadian books Matching funding for public libraries to double their buying of new Canadian-authored books Policies and programs to support public libraries as champions of Canadian authors and Canadian books New publisher initiatives to identify Canadian-authored books Multiple measures to upgrade digital infrastructures all across the book trade to give Canadian books greater visibility and to give Canadian readers better access A “Store within a store” initiative in university bookstores to give students and professors better access to Canadian trade and scholarly books New focus on Canadian writers on CBC Radio and CBC Digital, giving audiences access to a wider range of Canadian voices, stories and opinions In all, 76 detailed recommendations for everyone involved in book writing, publishing, access and awareness – because today, Canada needs more Canada!


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