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CARL Releases Statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

“We believe that a term of copyright of life plus 50 years is adequate to reward rights holders and beneficiaries, while balancing the benefits that a robust public domain has for Canada’s knowledge-based economy.”

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News October 10, 2018 


GLAM Sector Submissions on Copyright Act Review

Recommendations in similar areas of interest: Copyright override, Crown Copyright, Fair dealing, Indigenous Knowledge, Orphan works, Technological Protection Measures (TPM), and Term Extentions.

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News September 9, 2018 


CFLA Submission to 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations

Calls on federal government to invest in library infrastructure, accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities, Library Materials Service, and indigenous education in library services.

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News September 9, 2018 


Promotional Materials Available for Canadian Library Month, Ontario & Saskatchewan Public Library Weeks

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. CLM also includes Ontario Public Library Week and Saskatchewan Library Week.

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News August 9, 2018 


CFLA Releases Position Statement on Indigenous Knowledge and Copyright

CFLA-FCAB recommends that the Copyright Act respect, affirm and recognize Indigenous peoples ownership of their traditional and living respective Indigenous knowledge.

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News May 2, 2018 


CFLA Releases New Position Statements on Copyright Issues

The CFLA recently released three position statements on copyright: Fair Dealing; Protecting Copyright Exceptions from Contract Override; and Technological Protection Measures

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News February 15, 2018 


Library Association Submissions on Reforms to the Copyright Board of Canada

Earlier this week, CARL and CFLA released their submissions to the Consultation on Options for Reform of the Copyright Board of Canada.

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News October 5, 2017 


Canadian Library Month 2017 Promotional Materials

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives.

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News September 6, 2017 


CARL Submission to 2018 Pre-Budget Consultations

Calls on federal government to invest in national research data management (RDM) infrastructure, digitization of documentary heritage, and the Federal Science Library.

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News August 24, 2017 


CFLA Submission to 2018 Pre-Budget Consultations

Calls on federal government to invest in library infrastructure, digitization of documentary heritage, Library Materials Service, and a new National Indigenous Association of Archives, Libraries and Cultural Memory.

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News August 17, 2017