DON MILLS, ON, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - John Carmichael, Member of
Parliament (Don Valley West), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly
Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today
announced funding for Gateway to Knowledge Press.
"We are pleased to contribute to the success of Gateway to Knowledge
Press, a Canadian book publisher engaged in educational publishing
since 1998," said Mr. Carmichael. "Thanks to fantastic Canadian
publishers like this one, the leaders of tomorrow can have access to a
variety of quality educational resources."
"Our Government understands the importance of a vibrant Canadian book
industry," said Minister Glover. "Through the funding announced today,
we are proud to support the ongoing production, promotion, and
distribution of Canadian educational books."
"With the support of Canada Book Fund, we are going strong into our 17th year of publishing curriculum-based classroom resources for elementary
schools," said K.L. Kwong, President of Gateway to Knowledge. "We are
grateful for the grant provided by Canadian Heritage, which allows us
to continue publishing great resources in support of the Ontario school
The Government of Canada has provided funding of $73,504 to Gateway to
Knowledge Press 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.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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