Copyright In For Reform As Tories Reintroduce Legislation

Consumers and creators alike have their ears perked for the reintroduction of the government’s copyright bill, expected Thursday.

Industry Minister Christian Paradis and Heritage Minister James Moore are unveiling the details at a news conference on Thursday morning.

Moore indicated in early September that the government planned to reintroduce the copyright bill in exactly the same form as the legislation that died when the last session of Parliament ended in the spring, the former Bill C-32. At that time, Moore indicated that the government wants to pick up where it left off in the last session, and the legislative committee studying the bill will not be inviting groups that have already commented to appear before the committee again.

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