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Fair Dealing Week events

This year, Fair Dealing Week will take place February 26-March 2. Many organizations and institutions will feature activities and events to help bring attention to this important part of Canada’s Copyright Act.

To have your 2018 Fair Dealing Week events listed here, please use this form.





University of Alberta
Wednesday, February 28
Four events in recognition of Fair Dealing Week 2018 (organized by the University of Alberta’s Copyright Office)

The State of Fair Dealing in Canada
An overview of fair dealing in Canada with a focus on the recent and continuing case of Access Copyright v. York University.
Opening Remarks: Kathleen De Long, University Librarian and Vice-Provost Learning Services, University of Alberta
Speaker: Lisa Di Valentino, Law and Public Policy Librarian, University of Massachusetts
Moderator: Amanda Wakaruk, Copyright Librarian, Copyright Office, University of Alberta

Fair Dealing Guidelines Forum
What have we learned about applying institutional fair dealing guidelines in a university context over the last five years, and how might we improve such guidelines?
Facilitator: Adrian Sheppard, Director, Copyright Office, University of Alberta
Moderator: Cindy Paul, Copyright Specialist, Copyright Office, University of Alberta

Today’s Fair Dealing Discussion in the Federal Parliament
Appreciating the finer points of today’s fair dealing discussion will empower educators to become better advocates for fair dealing.
Speaker: Chris George, President, CG&A Communications
Moderator: Obianuju Mollel, Senior Consultant, Knowledge Management Practice Support & Education, Alberta Health Services

How You Can Contribute to the 2017/2018 Canadian Copyright Act Review
Explore the review process and discuss how individuals and groups can be involved in the review.
Facilitator: Michael McNally, Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta
Moderator and closing remarks: Adrian Sheppard, Director, University of Alberta Copyright Office

Please register here (it’s free and we need numbers for catering and room bookings).