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Status Quo for Blank CD-R Disc Levies in Canada

The Copyright Board of Canada announced that it has issued the official Private Copying Tariff for 2017.

CPCC Blows Gasket Over microSD Memory Card Levy

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) accused the Government of Canada of usurping the authority of the Copyright Board by scuttling the special interest group’s campaign to extend the country’s private audio copying levy to include microSD flash memory cards.

Canada Nixes Audio Levy on Flash Memory Cards

The Government of Canada announced that it plans to exempt microSD flash memory cards from the country’s flawed and misguided private audio copying levy scheme.

Electro-Federation Canada Names Board of Directors

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) announced its new Chair and Board of Directors for 2012-2013 at the group’s annual general meeting.

Canadian Levy Targets microSD Memory Cards

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that the The Copyright Board of Canada has issued an interim Private Copying Tariff for 2012-2013.

Canadian Copyright Reform Draws Comments

A number of organizations representing various public and private interests have chipped in their two cents concerning the Government of Canada’s reintroduction of its copyright reform legislation.

Government of Canada Reintroduces Copyright Modernization Act

The Government of Canada announced that it has reintroduced legislation to modernize the Copyright Act.

CPCC Seeks No Levy From Cloud Music Services

The Canadian Private Copying Collective announced it is the group’s position that cloud-based music services should not be subject to the Canadian private audio copying levy.

CPCC Wants Music Levy on Memory Cards

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that it wants to extend the Canadian private audio copying levy, which currently applies to CD-R/RW discs, to include electronic memory cards.

Canada Updates Blank Media Levies

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that the Copyright Board of Canada has issued the Private Copying Tariff for 2011.

CPCC Seeks to Expand Canadian Music Levy to iPod

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that it is applauding Charlie Angus, NDP Parliamentary Critic of Canadian Heritage, for his introduction of a Private Member’s Bill to expand the private copying levy to digital audio devices, such as the iPod.

Canada Blank Media Levy Interim Decision

The Copyright Board of Canada issued on December 16, 2009 an interim tariff of levies to be collected in 2010 on the sale of blank audio recording media in Canada. According to the interim decision, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) will continue to collect levies at the current rate (certified on December 6, 2008 [...]