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Call for Proposals: ABC Copyright Conference 2019

Theme: Negotiating Copyright: Local, National and Global Contexts.

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News December 1, 2018 


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 


CFLA Releases Position Statement on Modernizing Crown Copyright

CFLA-FCAB recommends that Parliament eliminate Crown copyright on all publicly accessible government works or make those works openly licensed by default (e.g., using a Creative Commons licence).

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News September 28, 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 


Highlights from New Ministerial Mandate Letters

Highlights from ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.

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Blog August 30, 2018 


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

The committee will hold formal hearings and public, open-mic sessions for the statutory review of the Copyright Act in cities across Canada next week.

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News May 3, 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 


Creative Commons Certificate Program Open for Registration

The program provides an-in depth study of Creative Commons licenses and open practices.

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News April 14, 2018 


House of Commons Committee Launches Copyright Act Review

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology outlined its plans for the review of the Copyright Act.

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News April 9, 2018 


CFLA Statement on the Signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

“This new agreement does not contain the copyright and content restrictions that had been pushed heavily by the U.S., which is good news for Canadians.”

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News March 9, 2018