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House of Commons <em>Copyright Act</em> Review Committee Announces Dates for Cross-Canada Hearings

House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee Announces Dates for Cross-Canada Hearings

May 3, 2018

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology announced its schedule for formal hearings and public, open-mic sessions for the statutory review of the Copyright Act in cities across Canada next week.

The public is welcome to attend the formal hearings of the Committee.

The open-mic sessions will take place in the evenings. To participate, individuals must register on location: arrive 30 minutes in advance and bring a piece of identification. Participants will be given two minutes to express their views. The Committee will hear participants until the session runs out of time.

Any person may submit a brief. To be accepted, the brief must not exceed 2,000 words. Briefs may be submitted to the Committee by email (indu@parl.gc.ca), or by using the appropriate button on the Committee website.

Monday, May 7
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Formal Hearing
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Open-mic Session
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water Street
Room: Nova Scotia AB

Tuesday, May 8
Montreal, Quebec

Formal Hearing
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
4:45 pm to 6:15 pm

Open-mic Session
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Delta Hotels by Marriott
475 Président-Kennedy Avenue
Room: Opus

Wednesday, May 9
Toronto, Ontario

Formal Hearing
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Open-mic Session
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Courtyard by Marriott
475 Yonge Street
Room: Courtyard Hall AB

Thursday, May 10
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Formal Hearing
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Open-mic Session
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Radisson by Canada Inns
288 Portage Avenue
Room: Ambassador A

Friday, May 11
Vancouver, British Columbia

Formal Hearing
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Open-mic Session
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Coastal Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 West Hastings Street
Room: Coal Harbour

(Via House of Commons, Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

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