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Last checked March-April 2024 by Monty Young & Setav Kamal, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum students.

  • Justice Laws Website, “Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42).” Government of Canada, Feb. 8, 2023.  The Canadian Copyright Act. Visit Site
  • “5 Ways to Keep your Infographic Legal.” VISME (Maryland, U.S.) View Infographic
  • Access Copyright: A nonprofit, national organization that represents thousands of Canadian writers, artists and publishers. Visit Site
  • Canadian Copyright and Accessibility, part of Accessibility Information Toolkit For Libraries by Ontario Council of University Libraries. Read
  • “Copyright: An Essential Summary for Indie Authors.” ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Center, Alliance for Independent Authors, Feb. 22, 2019. An overview of copyright at a global level excerpted from How Authors Sell Publishing Rights by Helen Sedwick and Orna Ross. Read Article
  • “Copyright.” Association of Canadian Publishers. A statement published to their website about copyright. Visit Site
  • “Copyright.” Government of Canada. Services and information providing protection for literary, artistic, dramatic and musical creations. Visit Site
  • “Copyright FAQ.” Boughton Law. Specializing in intellectual property, Boughton Law explains copyright. Visit Site
  • “Copyright infringement.” Government of Canada, Mar. 19, 2021. Visit Site
  • Finlay, Erin. “No Longer Business as Usual.” Magazine Association of BC, Sep. 18, 2013.
    The keynote speech for MagsBC’s Copyright Forum for BC’s Creative Industries. Watch Video 
  • Friedland, Martin L. “Report to Access Copyright on Distribution of Royalties.” Access Copyright, Feb. 15, 2007. On copyright policies and the work of Access Copyright. Read Report 
  • “Fair Dealing Works.” Fair Dealing Canada, Dec. 21, 2022. On fair dealing copyrights including myths vs. facts. Read Article
  • McKeown, John. “Canada: Copyright In The Subject Matter Of A Photograph.” Mondaq, Mar. 23, 2018.
    A short case study discussing the U.S. decision about Jacobus Rentmeester’s photo of Michael Jordan and his suit against Nike for shooting and using a remarkably similar image. Touches on differences in Canadian and U.S. copyright. Read Article
  • Michael Geist Legal Blog: A blog by one of Canada’s leading copyright law experts, covering privacy legislation, copyright and Internet law. Visit Site
  • Walker, Keith D. “The Canadian Copyright Law and Common Educational Reprography Practices.” Canadian Journal of Education / Revue canadienne de l’éducation. Vol. 21, No. 1 (Winter, 1996), pp. 50-64. Read Article. Requires log-in through an institution with JStor access.

 

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