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News tagged: Copyright

Reviewing Canadian Copyright Policy

Policy Options is publishing a series of analyses of the current state of the copyright regime in Canada, what should be changed, and what should be left alone.

News June 19, 2017 

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

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

News February 21, 2017 

Marrakesh Treaty to Come into Force on September 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.

News June 30, 2016 

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

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.

News June 14, 2016 

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

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

News April 27, 2016 

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

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.

News April 14, 2016 

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

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.

News April 8, 2016 

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

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

News February 23, 2016 

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

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.

News January 21, 2016 

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

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.

News October 28, 2015