The CAUT reports that Minister Gary Goodyear, who holds responsibility for science and technology, threatened to withhold federal budget funding to the SSHRC over its support of a controversial academic conference.
Archive for September, 2009
I have been fairly critical of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority in recent months as I sense a discouraging drift away from its mandate of serving the broader public interest. The best way to influence CIRA is through the Board of Director elections. This year there are four spots open […]
NewsDurhamRegion.com reports that local school boards face six-figure retroactive bills to Access Copyright following a recent Copyright Board of Canada decision. For the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, the retroactive bill amounts to $392,563. The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board was hit with a bill […]
The Pirate Party of Canada has launched CaPT, a Creative Commons torrent tracker. The tracker appears to have attracted interest from several additional music labels.