CMEC, which represents provincial ministers of education, was in Ottawa today to lobby on copyright. Jamie Muir, the Nova Scotia Minister of Education, is quoted extensively in the release on the visit (which interestingly contains several references to the recent CMCC effort to bring the views of Canadian musicians to […]
Archive for May 30th, 2006
Concerns over the use of Patriot Act to access Canadians’ personal information spilled into the House of Commons yesterday. See this exchange between Joe Comartin and Treasury Board President John Baird.
The Department of Foreign Affairs has launched a public consultation on intellectual property, but you need to move quickly to participate. For the next 17 days, DFAIT is accepting responses to a series of questions that focus almost exclusively on Canadians' experience with intellectual property enforcement in other countries. The […]
The Federal Privacy Commissioner has released her PIPEDA annual report. The report indicates that there was 400 complaints, a decline from 723 in 2004. The big question is why – is it a function of greater compliance, consumer frustration with PIPEDA, the availability of provincial privacy laws, or a lack […]