Sponsors and Supporters

The Book and Periodical Council (BPC) would like to thank the following for their generous sponsorship of Freedom to Read Week 2018:


The BPC would also like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their support and in-kind donations:



The following people contributed an incredible amount of time and energy producing the kit and poster and maintaining the website:  Franklin Carter, Stephanie Fysh, Boyd Gordon, Gil Martinez,  Jaclyn Law, Anne McClelland, Scott Mitchell, Marg Anne Morrison, Sandra Richmond, Reanna Sartoretto and Lauren Matera.

We also thank the members of the Freedom of Expression Committee: Ron Brown, Franklin Carter, Cailin Cooper, Sandy Crawley, Brendan de Caires, Teri Degler, Phil Dwyer, Kate Edwards, Amanda Hopkins, Camilia Kahrizi, Mark Leiren-Young, Anne McClelland, Marg Anne Morrison (chair), Lauren Perruzza, Alvin M. Schrader, and Becky Toyne.

The BPC, along with the Freedom of Expression Committee, thanks all writers, photographers and illustrators for their contributions to the 2018 Freedom to Read Kit. Special thanks go to Alvin M. Schrader and Jeff Lemire.

The BPC gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.