- The CPCC
- Manufacturers and Importers
- Zero-Rating Program
(Toronto) – The Copyright Board of Canada has issued the Private Copying Tariff 2011. Under the new tariff, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) will continue to collect the private copying levy on blank CD-Rs at the same rate since 2008 (29¢).
“Clement and Moore Say No to Fair Compensation”
Ottawa – In a pre-Christmas press conference at the Rideau Shopping Centre, Minister of Industry Tony Clement and the Minister of Heritage James Moore continued to play Grinch to Canadian music artists, by denying them fair compensation for copies of their work that are made. Read more →
(Toronto) – The Liberal party of Canada today announced a new proposal for continued compensation to rights holders for copies made of musical works.
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TORONTO – A broad spectrum of Canadian artists ranging from global icons to emerging talents are supporting the call for Canada’s private copying levy to be saved and modernized through changes to new copyright legislation currently before Parliament. Read more →
Toronto (ON) – A total of 19 arts organizations have come together in support of the campaign to ensure that Canadian songwriters, recording artists, publishers and record labels continue to receive compensation when private copies are made of their music. Read more →
(Toronto) The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) will not seek to increase the levies on blank audio recording media in the 2011 Private Copying Tariff. The current levy is 29 cents on CD-Rs and MiniDiscs. Read more →
Survey shows Canadians support fair compensation to artists and extending the levy to MP3 players
Toronto (ON) – The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) criticized proposed amendments to the Copyright Act tabled in the House of Commons today for failing to strike a balance between Canadians’ desire to make copies of music onto digital audio devices, like the iPod and other MP3 players, and the rights of Canadian artists to be paid for the use of their work. Read more →
St. John’s – As Canada’s music industry celebrated another year of achievement at the Juno Awards, recording artists and songwriters from across the country today called on the federal government to introduce amendments to copyright legislation that will ensure artists are compensated for private copies made of their works, just as the law originally intended. Read more →
Toronto – The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) congratulates the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for their support to extend the private copying levy to digital music recorders. Read more →
Toronto – The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) 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. Read more →