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Canadian writers, visual artists and publishers lose the ability to have their rights and interests protected as federal government fails to deliver on its promise to fix Canada’s publishing marketplace July 18, 2023 - Access Copyright’s Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to initiate a significant downsizing and restructuring of the organization… Continue Reading
The Association of Book Publishers of BC unveils new logo and operating name: Books BC July 18, 2023 - The Association of Book Publishers of BC is thrilled to announce a new logo and operational name, Books BC. The… Continue Reading
Federal Budget Promises Long-Awaited Copyright Repair April 14, 2022 - The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) congratulates Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, and the federal government on delivering a progressive… Continue Reading
The Canadian Publishers’ Council applauds Government budget commitments on Copyright April 14, 2022 - The Canadian Publishers’ Council (CPC) is pleased to see the Government of Canada commit to ensuring a stable educational publishing… Continue Reading
Fair remuneration, fair dealing – rebalancing the copyright equilibrium April 14, 2022 - Canadian Authors Association applauds the federal government’s commitment in its recent Budget announcement “to ensur[e] that the Copyright Actprotects all… Continue Reading
Canadian publishers welcome commitment to copyright reform in Budget 2022 April 14, 2022 - The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) welcomes the tabling of Budget 2022, which confirms the Government of Canada’s commitment to… Continue Reading
Government commits to amend Copyright Act so creators can be fairly compensated April 13, 2022 - On behalf of creators and publishers, Access Copyright is gratified to see the federal government commit in this year’s federal… Continue Reading
The 2021 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Book Awards Celebrate Excellence in Literature for Young People, with the Fan Brothers Taking Home the $50K Top Prize November 2, 2021 - The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is excited to announce the winners of its six English‐language children’s book awards. Awarded… Continue Reading
2022 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Nomination October 25, 2021 - The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is nominated for the 2022 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA). Among the nominees are… Continue Reading
Canadian Authors responds to the SCC decision in the York vs. Access Copyright suit August 5, 2021 - The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently issued its long and anxiously awaited decision in the York University vs. Access Copyright case,… Continue Reading