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Translation Rights Fair

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The Canada Council for the Arts’ Arts Across Canada program, the Department of Canadian Heritage, and the Salon du livre de Montréal are pleased to announce the return of the Translation Rights Fair! The event will take place on Thursday, November 23, 2023, during the Salon du livre de Montréal at the Palais des congrès de Montréal from November 22 to 26, 2023.

This annual networking event allows members of the French-Canadian and English-Canadian publishing industries to:

  • meet and exchange,
  • acquire and sell translation rights,
  • add new titles to their catalogues,
  • learn more about the programs and services available to support translation and publishing activities.

Important information

Support for travel and accommodation (Canada Council for the Arts)

To be eligible to apply for a partial contribution for travel costs from the Canada Council for the Arts, you must :

  • be an anglophone or francophone publisher based in a province outside of Quebec.
  • be a recipient of annual or multi-year funding through the Canada Council for the Arts Block Grant or the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Canada Book Fund.
  • participate in a minimum of 6 meetings during the Translation Rights Fair.

If you meet the above criteria, you will be eligible to receive the following contributions from the Canada Council for the Arts (within the maximum amount offered, based on your point of departure (see below):

  • 50% of your travel expenses.
  • 50% of your accommodation expenses for one night in Montreal and up to two nights for publishers traveling from west of Winnipeg or from the Maritimes.
  • Meals.

Maximums rates offered based on point of departure :

  • Victoria - $675
  • Vancouver - $675
  • Calgary / Edmonton - $600
  • Saskatoon / Regina - $600
  • Winnipeg - $475
  • Sudbury - $325
  • Toronto - $325
  • Ottawa - $225
  • Moncton - $525
  • Halifax - $525
  • St. John's - $600

Please note that the above rate based on your point of departure is the maximum amount you are eligible to receive for your travel, accommodation, and meal expenses. The above rates are per person. A maximum of two people from the same company can apply to receive a partial contribution.

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