'Boiled down, the concern is this—Canada's writers and publishers must be paid when our work is copied and republished as educational course packs in the college and university setting. Like anyone else providing a professional good or service to a customer, we require compensation,' writes John Degen, executive director of The Writers' Union of Canada.
Last month, I was asked to testify at the Copyright Board of Canada. Naturally, I went. When Ottawa requests my presence on matters of concern to my industry, I respectfully honour the request.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.