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John Degen

John Degen is a novelist and poet. He is executive director of The Writers' Union of Canada and chair of the International Authors Forum.

Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | July 11, 2018
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly's department is jointly responsible for overseeing the review of the Copyright Act. The Writes' Union of Canada is calling on the government to increase the statutory damages to draw educators back to the negotiating table. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | July 11, 2018
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | July 11, 2018
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly's department is jointly responsible for overseeing the review of the Copyright Act. The Writes' Union of Canada is calling on the government to increase the statutory damages to draw educators back to the negotiating table. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | May 8, 2017
Weak copyright legislation allows universities to infringe on the intellectual rights of content creators, writes John Degan. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | May 8, 2017
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | May 8, 2017
Weak copyright legislation allows universities to infringe on the intellectual rights of content creators, writes John Degan. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | August 8, 2016
In May, Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced a review of Canadian cultural policy, one that would put laws, regulations, and funding mechanisms on the table for possible amendment or updating in response to the digital shift. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | August 8, 2016
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | August 8, 2016
In May, Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced a review of Canadian cultural policy, one that would put laws, regulations, and funding mechanisms on the table for possible amendment or updating in response to the digital shift. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | March 2, 2016
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | March 2, 2016
Opinion | BY JOHN DEGEN | March 2, 2016