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The Book Room

23 EpisodesProduced by John DegenWebsite

News, conversations, and random sound from the book business.


Canada Decides to Lead Again on Artists' Rights —

Checking back in on an earlier episode in which I took you to Ottawa for Parliamentary testimony from The Writers’ Union of Canada in the matter of Canada’s copyright law review.

Yesterday, May 15th 2019, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage released a report containing 22 key recommendations. The upshot of those 22 recommendations is that Canada’s lawmakers have accepted the invitation to value the work of those who produce our culture. They've decided to lead again on protecting artists' rights.

Yesterday was a good day for authors in Canada.

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