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Bill C-11 Enters Final House Debate With Green Party & Bloc Amendments

Bill C-11, the copyright reform bill, is scheduled for debate today, with a long list of proposed amendments from the Green Party’s Elizabeth May and from Bloc MP André Bellavance.  Given the government’s previous rejection of NDP and Liberal amendments, there is little reason to believe any of these proposals […]

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May 14, 2012 18 comments News

Green Party on Copyright Reform

Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Griffin Carpenter, the party's youth and education critic, have published an op-ed with their views on copyright. They point to three key principles: extend user rights through a flexible fair dealing mechanism, reform crown copyright and the public domain to build a healthy information […]

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August 14, 2009 6 comments News

Elizabeth May Advocates Against “Crazy Copyright Laws”

Gordon McDowell posts an interview with Green Party leader Elizabeth May on Canadian copyright policy.  May argues that there is no need for a Pirate Party in Canada because the Green Party already advocates against "crazy copyright laws."  May says that the party supports a 12 year copyright term.  The […]

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July 7, 2009 9 comments News