Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

November 13, 2014 09:00 ET

Supporting Canadian Publishers in New Brunswick

Bouton d'or Acadie receives Government of Canada funding

MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - Nov. 13, 2014) - Canadian Heritage

Canadian publisher Bouton d'or Acadie will receive $17,236 from the Canada Book Fund.

Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament (Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe), made this announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

This funding will help Bouton d'or Acadie carry out its mandate to provide young readers in Atlantic Canada with inspiring, enlightening and motivating Canadian literature.

Quick Facts

  • Bouton d'or Acadie was founded in Moncton in 1996. Its first three books were Modo et la lune, Le Renard et le loup and La Petite chatte blanche.
  • Bouton d'or Acadie specializes in the publication of Canadian-authored children books with stories stemming from Atlantic Canada's many cultural heritages.
  • Through the $39.1 million Canada Book Fund, Canadian Heritage provides support to approximately 300 Canadian book publishers and industry organizations every year.
  • Publishers in Canada generate more than $2 billion in revenues every year and employ around 9,000 Canadians.

Quotes

"Our Government is committed to investing in local economies and supporting a positive quality of life in Canadian communities through this important contribution to Canada's thriving book publishing industry."

-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

"Bouton d'or Acadie provides young readers with colourful and inspiring stories that attribute great importance to several cultural heritages. We are glad to support an organization that produces enjoyable, informative Canadian literature."

-Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament (Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe)

"We're working hard to publicize and distribute the little literary gems by our creators, while the publishing industry faces multiple challenges. Developing top-quality literature for young Canadians and their families in minority regional communities raises the degree of difficulty even more. Bouton d'or Acadie very much appreciates the support of the federal government and the public in this respect."

-Louise Imbeault, Literary and Executive Director, Bouton d'or Acadie

Associated Links

Canada Book Fund

Bouton d'or Acadie

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  • Marisa Monnin
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    Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    and Official Languages
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