The Globe has article today on copyright reform which notes how the CMCC has shifted the focus of the debate and reports that no bill will be coming until the fall at the earliest.
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The Globe has an article today on new Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda's plans for culture and copyright policy. The copyright comments:
"As a veteran educator – Oda spent six years teaching theatre arts and art to children in Mississauga, Ont. – she also has some caveats about the last government's proposed copyright legislation. 'Last session, our party stood up and said we'd like to look at digital access for learning materials. So we're still looking at copyright legislation overall.' Those who had hoped for the new government to automatically push through the Liberals' bill should not hold their breath."
Bill C-60, Canada's copyright reform bill, can be a challenge to read since it adds some provisions to the current Copyright Act, while amending or repealing others. Many thanks to a blog reader who has worked to develop a complete Copyright Act as it would appear if Bill C-60 were […]
It has taken some time, but it appears that the Canadian government is now ready to introduce its copyright reform bill. The bill, which is being introduced by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, has been placed on the Order Paper for Monday, June 20th.