News for Current students

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Moving your classes online: Keep copyright in mind

As courses are being transitioned to online, please keep the following in mind:

Monday, February 4, 2019

University of Waterloo submits recommendations to the Copyright Act review committee

This piece was originally published on Library News.

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.