Archive for September, 2008

Canada Risks Missing Out on Open Access Momentum

Appeared in the Toronto Star on September 22, 2008 as Canada Missing Out on Open Access Momentum Last week, Liberal leader Stephane Dion committed to substantial increases to Canada's federal research funding in a major speech on education and research at the University of Western Ontario.  The Liberal promise – […]

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September 22, 2008 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Why Copyright?

Last week I delivered a talk on copyright reform at Concordia University titled Why Copyright.  It focused on the response to Bill C-61, the growth of Fair Copyright for Canada, and the potential for different copyright reform choices.  The talk – slides and audio – are embedded below.

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September 20, 2008 2 comments News

Culture in Peril

On the day the Liberals unveil a long list of cultural spending promises that totals over $500 million, this YouTube video provides a far more effective way to make cultural funding an election issue.

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September 20, 2008 4 comments News

Graduate Students on Copyright Reform

The National Graduate Caucus has issued a release focusing on the need to preserve fair dealing.

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September 20, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Why Copyright?

A talk on copyright reform delivered to Concordia University (slides and audio).

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September 20, 2008 Comments are Disabled Audio, Podcasts