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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Copyright Act Review: Phase 1 - Witnesses representing specific sectors

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology ("the Committee") has entered the first stage of its Copyright Act Review plan. This stage involves collecting testimony from various stakeholders representing specific sectors, such as publishing, education, and visual arts.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Copyright Act Review: INDU Committee seeking input

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (the Committee) plans to consult Canadians in a variety of ways over the next year as part of its review of the Copyright Act. In a news release from March 29, 2018, the committee states that they will consult a variety of experts, across fields, in a three phase approach to their work:

“More specifically, the Committee will hear testimony from:

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Education Ministers' Policy on Fair Dealing

CMEC is endorsing the fair dealing exception in the Copyright Act, to draw attention to the importance of this exception to educators.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Fair Dealing Week - February 26 - March 2, 2018

Fair Dealing Week is an annual celebration of the rights provided to users of copyright-protected material under the fair dealing exception in the Copyright Act. Learn more and help us celebrate:

Monday, February 26, 2018

Copyright Act review announced

The Canadian Government announced a legislative review of the Copyright Act on December 14, 2017. The 2012 Copyright Modernization Act included a requirement for a parliamentary review of the Copyright Act every five years.

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