Canadian Publishing Industry News
7 February 2024,     VICTORIA, B.C.
BC Book & Magazine Publishers Got $600,000
To help B.C.’s book and magazine publishers address challenges and give the broader publishing industry the support it needs to thrive in the future, the Province is providing $600,000 over three years.The Association of Book Publishers of BC administered the first portion of the funding ($200,000) in 2023. The next two years, Creative BC will administer the second portion of funding ($400,000), aimed at book and magazine publishers. An application process will be developed and communicated in 2024. B.C.’s book publishing industry accounts for 20% of English-language publishers in Canada. According to Creative BC’s Creative.Magazine publishing contributed $165 million in total GDP and 1,499 jobs.There are more than 270 businesses that provide distribution, sales, education, safekeeping and public access to books and magazines.
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