Sponsors and Supporters

The Book and Periodical Council (BPC) would like to thank the following for their generous sponsorship of Freedom to Read Week 2020:



* The Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC) made a special contribution “in honour of the great careers and contributions of Bill Ptacek (Calgary), Rebecca Raven (Brampton), Louise Procter Maio (Richmond Hill), Patricia Enright (Kingston) and Susannah Hubbard Krimmer (London). Great champions of intellectual freedom.”


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 review and poster and maintaining our website: Michelle Arbuckle, Dominique Bernier-Cormier, Franklin Carter, Sandy Crawley, Boyd Gordon, Jaclyn Law, Gil Martinez, Anne McClelland, Scott Mitchell, Marg Anne Morrison, Sandra Richmond, Reanna Sartoretto and Brandi Tanner.

The BPC, along with the Freedom of Expression Committee, thanks all writers, photographers, fact checkers and illustrators for their contributions to the 2020 Freedom to Read review and poster.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.