Read an eBook Month

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Read an eBook Month

  1. 1. 1For Immediate Release . . . Contact: Barbara Gaughen (“gone”) Gaughen Global Public Relations +1-805-968-8567CANADIAN PARLIAMENT RECOGNIZES EBOOKS, RITA TOEWSThe month of March has been declared Read an EBook Month. The Motion reads: That, in the opinion of the House, the governmentshould: (a) recognize that the ePublishing industry has createdeconomic opportunities for entrepreneurs, authors, publishers andereader manufacturers; (b) recognize that ebooks present significantbenefits for seniors and children; (c) recognize that ebooks are anenvironmentally-friendly alternative to books; (d) declare the month ofMarch as "Read an Ebook Month"; (e) support the goals and ideals of"Read an Ebook Month"; and (f) encourage Canadians to observe"Read an E-book Month".Read an EBook Week was started by Rita Toews in 2004. It is nowbeing honored for the month of March. See www.ebookweek.comRead an Ebook Week, March 4-11, 2012 will be announced on thehttp://GlobalEboookAwards.com site to encourage Ebook Authors toattend the FREE August 18 Ebook Global Ebook Award Ceremony inSanta Barbara, CA when Rita Toews will be added to the Dan PoynterWall of Ebook Fame. The Ebook Wall of Fame recognizes andhonors those, who through leadership, and innovation, have defined,promoted, inspired, and advanced EbooksDan Poynter, founder of the Global Ebook Awards, congratulatedToews for securing recognition from the Canadian government.“Ebooks are the future of reading and this acknowledgementdemonstrates that ereading has reached the Tipping Point.” Seehttp://GlobalEboookAwards.com-30- GeBA NR11 Canadian Ebook Month.docx

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