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News tagged: Copyright

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).

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.

News September 9, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

News March 9, 2018 

CMEC Copyright Consortium Policy Statement on Fair Dealing

The Statement underlines the provincial and territorial education ministers’ support for teachers’ and students’ use of the fair dealing provision in the Copyright Act for classroom learning.

News March 7, 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

News February 15, 2018 

Fair Dealing in Canada website — Call for Fair Dealing Testimonials

CARL seeks to collect additional personal stories in which individuals express how they benefit from fair dealing

News February 6, 2018