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
"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
"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
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.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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