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Government of Canada Press Release

WINNIPEG, December 1, 2011 - Les Éditions des Plaines will continue connecting Canadian authors with readers in Canada and internationally, thanks to an investment by the Government of Canada. This was announced today by Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament (Saint Boniface), on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Les Éditions des Plaines has been providing readers with a wide range of books from Western Canadian writers for over 30 years and now boasts more than 200 titles to its credit.

“Our Government received a strong mandate from Canadians to invest in publishers like Les Éditions des Plaines,” said Minister Moore. “By supporting this organization, our Government is delivering on its commitment to strengthen our economy and support our arts, culture, and heritage."