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December 17, 2016 – The Copyright Board of Canada issued the Private Copying Tariff 2017

The Copyright Board of Canada issued the 2017 Private Copying Tariff on December 17, 2016.  The 2017 tariff maintains the private copying levy for each unit of CD-R, CD-RW, CD-R audio and CD-RW audio at the current rate of 29 cents.  A copy of the 2017 Private Copying Tariff can be found on the Copyright Board’s website: http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca.

December 13, 2014 – The Copyright Board of Canada issued the Private Copying Tariffs 2015 and 2016

The Copyright Board of Canada issued the Private Copying Tariffs 2015 and 2016 on December 13, 2014. The 2015 and 2016 tariffs maintain the private copying levy for each unit of CD-R, CD-RW, CD-R audio and CD-RW audio at the current rate of 29 cents. A copy of the Private Copying Tariffs 2015 and 2016 can be found on the Copyright Board’s website: http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca.

September 3, 2013 – COPYRIGHT BOARD ISSUES A DECISION ON THE 2012, 2013 and 2014 TARIFFS

(Toronto) – The Copyright Board of Canada has issued a decision on the private copying tariffs for 2012, 2013 and 2014. The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) is pleased that the decision maintains the private copying levy on blank CD-Rs at the current rate of $.29. Read more →

November 8, 2012 – CPCC SAYS REGULATION DENYING COMPENSATION FOR PRIVATE COPYING ON microSD MEMORY CARDS HARMS MUSIC CREATORS

Lack of consultation adds “insult to injury”

(Toronto) – The regulation published yesterday in the Canada Gazette which denies compensation to creators for music copied onto microSD memory cards will hurt Canada’s songwriters, recording artists and other rights holders, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) says. Read more →

July 4, 2012 – CPCC DENOUNCES GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE WITH COPYRIGHT BOARD OVER microSD MEMORY CARDS

(Toronto) – Yesterday’s announcement by Industry Minister Christian Paradis that the federal government will block a proposed new private copying levy on microSD memory cards before it is heard by the Copyright Board of Canada is premature and represents inappropriate interference, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) said today.

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December 19 2011 – Interim Tariff 2012-2013 Announced

(Toronto) – The Copyright Board of Canada has issued an interim Private Copying Tariff for 2012-2013. The interim tariff allows the Canadian Private Copying Collective, (CPCC) to continue to collect private copying levies on recordable CDs at the current rate of 29 cents until the Copyright Board certifies a final tariff. The CPCC has not requested an increase in the levy rate for 2012-2013.

Interim Tariff 2012-2013

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June 21 2011 – Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) Sees No Levy on Cloud – Based Music Services

(Toronto) With Apple, Google and Amazon now offering consumers in the United States “cloud – based” storage and retrieval of music files, much is being written in Canadian publications and blogs about the prospects of similar services being offered in this country and related potential issues. Read more →

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