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The Globe on Copyright Reform

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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May 11, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

CMCC Comes to Ottawa

The Canadian Press is reporting that several musicians from the Canadian Music Creators Coalition, including Steven Page, Andrew Cash, and Brendan Canning, are in Ottawa today meeting with senior government officials.  The report says the musicians met with Industry Minister Maxime Bernier and Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda and were […]

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May 8, 2006 1 comment News

CMCC Stuff

The CMCC has posted several items worth watching and listening to, including a podcast of Monday's press conference and a video of Steven Page's appearance on CBC's The Hour.

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May 3, 2006 Comments are Disabled News


The duelling press conferences between CMCC and CRIA on Monday provided an interesting contrast for the news as CBC, CTV and others included clips and interviews from both musicians such as Steven Page of the Barenaked Ladies as well as from Graham Henderson of CRIA.  CRIA has now posted a […]

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May 3, 2006 13 comments News

Barenaked Guide to Copyright Reform

Steven Page of the Barenaked Ladies offers up his guide to copyright reform in a National Post op-ed today.  Noting that the "products of the mind" for which the record labels claim to seek protection are the products of artists' minds, Page outlines the three principles articulated by the CMCC, […]

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May 1, 2006 4 comments News