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Publishing Organizations: Operating

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: February 15, 2017
Lam, Thao, Toronto 
Lockhart, Daniel, Windsor 
Pitts, Melissa, Vancouver 
Read, Robyn, Dundas 

Advisory panels are used to provide advice and help set priorities in many granting competitions at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). Advisory panels do not make grant decisions. Officers make final grant recommendations to the OAC Director & CEO and the OAC board based on advisors' comments, OAC priorities, the program budget and the number of applications to the program. In Year 2 and 3 of a multi-year cycle, requests are reviewed by the officer and not an advisory panel.

To safeguard the integrity of the peer assessment process, we do not allow anyone who has a direct conflict of interest with an application to serve on an assessment panel where that application is to be reviewed. Indirect conflicts of interest are managed by a standard OAC procedure.

Number of Applications:
Total Requested:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Total Recommended:
Annick Press Limited, Toronto, $34,099
Between the Lines Incorporated, Toronto, $26,360
Biblioasis Inc, Windsor, $48,579
Black Moss Press, Windsor, $10,634
BookLand Press Inc, Markham, $12,710
BOOKTHUG, Toronto, $45,559
Brick Books, London, $31,202
ChiZine Publications, Peterborough, $19,924
Coach House Books, Toronto, $43,843
Cormorant Books Inc, Toronto, $32,623
Dundurn Press Limited, Toronto, $37,456
ECW Press Limited, Toronto, $89,399
Exile Editions Limited, Holstein, $13,248
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, Markham, $9,444
Groundwood Books Limited, Toronto, $89,180
Guernica Editions Inc, Oakville, $25,964
House of Anansi Press Inc, Toronto, $87,948
Howard Aster & Associates Corp. Ltd., Oakville, $9,458
Inanna Publications and Education Inc, Toronto, $29,532
Insomniac Press, London, $5,080
James Lorimer & Company Ltd. Publishers, Toronto, $25,989
Kegedonce Press, Chippewas of Nawash, $21,677
Kids Can Press Limited, Toronto, $44,609
Koyama Press, Toronto, $21,990
Mansfield Press, Toronto, $20,765
Mawenzi House Publishers, Toronto, $15,656
Owlkids Books Inc, Toronto, $80,558
Pajama Press, Toronto, $32,204
Palimpsest, Windsor, $12,459
Playwrights Canada Press Ltd., Toronto, $50,364
Porcupine's Quill Incorporated, Erin, $30,124
Quattro Books, Toronto, $17,492
Red Deer Press, Markham, $11,224
Second Story Press, Toronto, $57,967
Seraphim Editions, Niagara Falls, $2,470
Tightrope Books, Toronto, $16,715
University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, $15,388
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, $82,593
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, $27,723
Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Limited, Hamilton, $24,377