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About Us

The NRC is endorsed by the following organizations:

  • Alberta Teachers’ Association
  • Association of Canadian Deans of Education
  • Association des bibliothèques publiques du Québec
  • Association of Canadian Publishers
  • L’association des écrivains québécois pour la jeunesse (AÉQJ)
  • Association nationale des editeurs de livres (ANEL)
  • Atlantic Provinces Library Association
  • Canadian Journalism Foundation
  • Canadian Publishers’ Council
  • Canadian Scholars’ Press
  • Canadian School Boards Association
  • Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers
  • Canadian Urban Libraries Council
  • The Children’s Book Bank
  • CODE Canada
  • Council of Ontario Universities
  • Children’s Writers & Illustrators of British Columbia Society
  • Edmonton Public Library
  • Fédération des professionnelles et professionnels de l’éducation du Québec
  • Festival of Words
  • First Book Canada
  • Frontier College
  • Geist Magazine
  • Institute for Canadian Citizenship
  • International Festival of Authors
  • Kids’ Lit Quiz Canada
  • League of Canadian Poets
  • Mosaic
  • Ontario Library Association
  • People for Education
  • Pickering Public Library
  • Professional Writers Association of Canada
  • Regroupement des éditeurs canadiens-français
  • Saskatchewan Festival of Words
  • Saskatchewan Library Association
  • Toronto Public Library
  • Word on the Street Canada
  • Writers’ Trust of Canada
  • Writers’ Union of Canada

The NRC is grateful to the members of the steering committee, the people who helped us organize the summits and thus create the National Reading Plan. They are:

  • Michael Adams
  • Patsy Aldana
  • Joan Andersen
  • Paul Axelrod
  • Tom Best
  • Jean-François Bouchard
  • Sherry Campbell
  • Jennifer Canham
  • David Caron
  • Danielle Chagnon
  • Jade Colbert
  • Sean Cranbury
  • Kelly Duffin
  • Kate Edwards
  • Gwynneth Evans
  • Lianne Fortin
  • Marie-Louise Gay
  • Yvette Ghione
  • Cynthia Good
  • Wayne Grady
  • Sylvia Gunnery
  • Michelle Halsey
  • Merle Harris
  • Gillian Hewitt-Smith
  • Duncan Holmes
  • Michael Kainer
  • Annie Kidder
  • Rhonda Kimberley-Young
  • Judith Landry
  • Maxine Levine
  • John Lorinc
  • Kathy Lowinger
  • Harvey McCue
  • Micheline McKay
  • Jennifer Murray
  • Colleen O’Neill
  • Don Oravec
  • Ginette Péloquin
  • Jane Pyper
  • Cristina Rizzuto
  • Damian Rogers
  • Ken Setterington
  • Susan Shipton
  • Sandra Singh
  • Charlotte Teeple
  • Christina Terry
  • Peggy Thomas
  • Leesa Tossios
  • Priscilla Uppal
  • Catherine Voyer-Léger
  • Jodi White
  • Rick Wilks
  • Deborah Windsor
  • Carolyn Wood