Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
The English-language Association of Canadian Publishers says only a third of its membership expects to regain pre-pandemic success.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
Citing appellate court rulings that make the plaintiffs’ point, AAP and CCC decline to pursue further appeals in a 12-year-old case.
Canadian publishers report that more than $150 million has been lost, in the world’s most prominent copyright controversy.
A new court decision condemns certain guidelines for ‘fair use’ copying by the educational sector, but doesn’t support the mandate to pay copyright fees.
The second coronavirus-related copyright exception this week, Canada’s ‘Read Aloud Canadian Books’ program aimed specifically at online ‘story time’ use.
As the Industry Committee report on the Canadian Modernization Act arrives, publishing industry players call for speed, with an election looming.
The late Gregory Younging was a widely known and influential figure in Canada’s Indigenous publishing community and in Canadian First Nations relations.
While the recommendations still must be legislated, Canadian publishing sees light at the end of a tunnel, after years of devastating copyright losses.