Government of Canada supports the Salon du Livre de l'Abitibi-Temiscamingue
VAL-D'OR, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 12, 2015) - Department of Canadian Heritage
The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced today that the Salon du livre de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue is receiving funding of $38,000 ($19,000 in 2014-2015 and $19,000 in 2015-2016) through the Canada Book Fund.
This investment will help the Salon du livre in its mission to bring together Canadian readers and Canadian authors while promoting and showcasing literature from the region and beyond.
"Our Government is proud to support Canada's thriving book industry, an important part of our identity and economy. Thanks to literary events like the Salon du livre de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue, our Canadian authors receive the exposure they deserve and our children can develop good reading habits and a lasting relationship with literature."
-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"The participation of the Department of Canadian Heritage is essential to the organization and development of the Salon du livre de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Thanks to this involvement, our 39th edition will have an even larger presence on the Canadian scene. In addition to the many Québécois and Aboriginal authors coming to our book fair, we will be welcoming two Francophone authors from outside Quebec-a first in the region!"
-Robert Migué, President, 39th Salon du livre de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Salon du livre de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue (French only)