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News tagged: Copyright

CFLA Issues Guidance for Canadian Libraries on Copyright and Online Storytimes

Online storytime typically relies on the use of copyright-protected materials, therefore, librarians must consider copyright legislation and whether permission, a license, or use of the fair dealing exception is required. This guideline describes these options, and provides an example of a fair dealing analysis for an early literacy-focused storytime.


News May 8, 2020 

CFLA Issues Fair Dealing Guidance for Canadian Libraries During the Time of COVID-19

This guidance document is meant to provide clarity to support libraries in considering copyright as they provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic.


News May 4, 2020 

CFLA Launches #VoteCdnLibraries Campaign

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) today launched its campaign to advance its four key issues during the 2019 Federal Election Campaign.


News September 30, 2019 

Call for Proposals: ABC Copyright Conference 2020

The ABC Copyright Conference 2020 will be held in Edmonton, Alberta, on May 20 and 21, 2020, hosted by the University of Alberta.


News September 16, 2019 

Next Steps in Advancing Changes to Crown Copyright: A Letter from the Library and Archives Community

A letter from Canada’s library and archival community to the Ministers of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism and the President of the Treasury Board of Canada proposing next steps for the Government of Canada to take towards changes to Crown Copyright.


News August 6, 2019 

Canadian Library Associations React to Copyright Act Review Committee Report

CARL and CFLA issued statements this week applauding and commending the House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee for its thorough analysis and balanced recommendations.


News June 14, 2019 

Copyright Act Review: GLAM Sector Recommendations vs Committee Recommendations

A look at the recommendations from the GLAM Sector with the recommendations made by the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) in its report on the Statutory Review of the Copyright Act.


News June 8, 2019 

House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee Tables Report

House of Commons committee report makes 36 recommendations, includes ones related to fair dealing, crown copyright, and artist resale rights.


News June 3, 2019 

Shifting Paradigms: Remuneration Models for Artists and Creative Industries in the Context of Copyright

House of Commons committee report makes 22 recommendations, including limiting scope of fair dealing and extending copyright to 70 years after the author’s death.


News May 15, 2019 

Bill Tabled to Abolish Crown Copyright

“Crown copyright is hurting the work of our cultural memory organizations and the public they serve. It is also bolstering the democratic deficit. It needs to be abolished so we can all do our work without fear of infringement.” (Amanda Wakaruk)


News April 10, 2019