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Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Statement in Support of Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week

News  February 21, 2017

CARL today released a statement on the value of fair dealing, in conjunction with Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2017.


Marrakesh Treaty to Come into Force on September 30, 2016

News  June 30, 2016

Canada today became the key 20th nation to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty, which will bring the Treaty into force in three month’s time on September 30, 2016.


CNIB Receives $2 Million to Support Production of Alternate Format Published Materials for People with Print Disabilities

News  June 14, 2016

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced $2 million in funding for the CNIB to continue supporting its production of alternate format published materials for people with print disabilities.


US Releases Report on Protection of American IP Rights Across the World; Canada Remains on Watch List

News  April 27, 2016

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the 2016 “Special 301” Report on the global state of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement.


IFLA and Other Library Organizations Respond to Comments About Libraries Made by Arnaud Nourry, CEO of Hachette Livre

News  April 14, 2016

The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) has co-signed a letter in response to comments made by Hachette Livre CEO Arnaud Nourry at the International Publishers’ Congress.


Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Public Consultations: Time To Object To Copyright Term Extension

News  April 8, 2016

Dr. Jean Dryden, a leading expert on Canadian copyright, is calling on the Canadian information community to use the public consultation process and let MPs know their concerns with the copyright provisions of the TPP.


Statement on Intellectual Property Provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

News  February 23, 2016

Statement from CLA, CARL, and CULC on chapter 18 (Intellectual Property) of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.


Canadian Library Association (CLA) Releases Copyright Primer for Educators and School Library Staff

News  January 21, 2016

Today, CLA released the book Canadian Copyright in Schools and School Libraries: A Primer to assist school library staff and classroom teachers in their understanding of copyright law and Supreme Court of Canada decisions on fair dealing.


ABC Copyright 2016

Event May 26, 2016  Conference 

Theme: The Fog Is Lifting? Looking Towards 2020 Copyright


C-51 Reform, TPP Top the List of “Real Change” Tech Policy Priorities

News  October 28, 2015

Digital policies may not have played a significant role in the just-concluded national election, but the arrival of a majority Liberal government will leave many expecting “real change” on the digital front in the years ahead.


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