Member of Parliament Mark Warawa Announces Support for CCI Learning

LANGLEY, BC, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament (Langley), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced support for CCI Learning.

"This investment will help CCI Learning produce, promote, and distribute quality educational books by Canadian authors," said Mr. Warawa. "Our Government is proud to continue supporting a publisher that produces educational and training books that help people keep pace with technology in order to further their careers and enrich their lives."

"Today's announcement demonstrates that our Government is committed to supporting projects that not only enrich their community's cultural life, but also strengthen its economy," said Minister Glover. "Thanks to CCI Learning, interested readers will continue to learn and benefit from valuable information."

CCI Learning is an information and communications technology company that is committed to meeting the international need for digital skills through the use of appropriate learning methods such as guides, curriculums and certification programs.

"CCI Learning is proud to research, develop and publish learning content here in Canada. We continue to provide leading instructional courseware that gives participants in education systems here in Canada and all around the globe access to the latest in digital literacy skills," said Malcolm Knox, President and Chief Executive Officer of CCI Learning. "We thank the Canadian Government for supporting and promoting our success."

"CCI Learning's continuing growth of revenues from sales and distribution of Canadian-authored books is due to the quality of its content, timely release of additional content based on new technologies, and our ability to grow relationships with IT educators and courseware distributors across North America and around the world," said Ian Caunt, CCI Learning Chairman. "This success requires substantial and ever-growing effort and resources in marketing and development, and the support we receive from the Government of Canada is indispensable in our maintaining these efforts at the highest possible level."

The Government of Canada has provided funding of $166,533 through the Support for Publishers stream of the Canada Book Fund (CBF). The principal objective of the CBF is to ensure access to a diverse range of Canadian-authored books in Canada and abroad. The Fund seeks to achieve this objective by fostering a strong Canadian book industry that publishes and markets Canadian-authored books.


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