The Perfect Storm: Canadian Copyright Law 2012

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Making Sense of the Dramatic Changes and the Far-Reaching Implications for Online Learning

With recent statutory reforms to the Canadian Copyright Act that received Royal Assent in June 2012, and the subsequent five Supreme Court of Canada copyright decisions in July 2012, Canadian copyright law has found itself in a “perfect storm.”

What’s changed? What does this mean for online education in Canada? And what steps do faculty and instructors need to now consider when teaching and sharing materials online?

The Perfect Storm: Canadian Copyright Law 2012