Canadian publishers call for renewed dialogue with universities on fair compensation to creators

>>From the Association of Canadian Publishers Canadian publishers call for renewed dialogue with universities on fair compensation to creators TORONTO, ONTARIO—(August 3, 2017)—In light of York University’s announcement that it will appeal last month’s Federal Court of Canada decision in Access Copyright v. York University, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) calls on York to stop … Read more

York University to Appeal Unequivocal Ruling on Its Copying Practices

>>From The Writers’ Union of Canada Copyright Uncertainty Continues for Students and Teachers York University to Appeal Unequivocal Ruling on Its Copying Practices August 3, 2017 – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is committed to working with educators and students toward a respectful new agreement on educational copying, despite York University’s recent announcement that … Read more

ACP releases submission on NAFTA and Canadian book publishing

>> From the Association of Canadian Publishers   ACP releases submission on NAFTA and Canadian book publishing TORONTO, ONTARIO—(July 26, 2017)—In its submission to Global Affairs Canada’s consultations on the upcoming renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) calls for maintenance of NAFTA’s cultural exception, … Read more

Canadian Authors Pleased with Federal Court Decision

>>From Canadian Authors Association July 14, 2017 – Canadian Authors Association (CAA) applauds the July 12 decision of the Federal Court of Canada in Access Copyright vs. York University, the first major decision dealing with the new Canadian fair dealing exception of educational purposes. In that decision, the Federal Court held that York University could … Read more