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News tagged: Copyright

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 

The TPP’s Canadian Copyright Costs Creating Concern

The Trans Pacific Partnership agreement is still not public – the text may not be released for sometime – but with the leak of the intellectual property chapter, the implications …

News October 26, 2015