Canada has officially recognized an e-book reading month. And although I'm not Canadian (I used to live in Montana--so it's like I'm a kissing-cousin) we could all celebrate e-books in March!
Join me, won't you?!
Read an E-Book Month 2012
Wonderful News: March is now Read an E-book Month in Canada!
By virtue of an Order by the 41st Parliament of Canada, First Session, Motion M-293 was passed declaring the month of March Read an E-Book Month.
The Order reads:
That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the ePublishing industry has created economic opportunities for entrepreneurs, authors, publishers and e-reader manufacturers; (b) recognize that e-books present significant benefits for seniors and children; (c) recognize that e-books are an environmentally-friendly alternative to books; (d) declare the month of March as "Read an E-book Month"; (e) support the goals and ideals of "Read an E-book Month; and (f) encourage Canadians to observe "Read an E-book Month".