Copibec in the House of Commons

Along with our Vice-President Gilles Herman, we appeared before the Standing Committee on Science and Research (SRSR) to reaffirm the urgent need to revise the Copyright Act in order to promote the commercialization of copyright, protect creators and ensure the sustainability of the industry.

Liberal MP Valerie Bradford and NDP MP Richard Cannings expressed their interest in copyright and interviewed us to shed light on this critical situation. Thanks also to Bloc Québécois MP Sébastien Lemire for asking the question that concerns us most: why is it taking so long?

According to our information, it seems that there will be a breakthrough by the fall concerning the revision of the Copyright Act. Should we believe it?

Speaking of hope: we are actively looking for a person to assist the management with administrative tasks, agenda management, coordination of different committees, etc.

And here is what you will find in the May newsletter:


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— Christian Laforce, Executive Director