Canadian Government Agencies Invested $4.7 Million in McClelland & Stewart in the Past Decade

January 11, 2012

According to public filings on the Canadian Heritage website, the Government of Canada contributed $4,166,190 to McClelland & Stewart between 2000 and 2011 via several programs designed to aid Canadian-owned publishers. (more…)

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The Death of Canadian Book Publishing

January 10, 2012

Cultures die symbolically.

Canadian culture took a major hit on Monday with the sale of Canada’s most important book publisher, McClelland & Stewart. Canada’s largest university, the University of Toronto, took a gift horse and sold it to the Bertelsmann AG, the fifth-largest book publisher in the world, via its proxy, Random House of Canada. (more…)

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