If the proposed bill C-32 on copyright legislation passes through parliament, you could be doing just that. The bill grants educational institutions the right to copy materials – without compensating creators. Should your book or article find its way into a classroom, you might not see a dime.
Many writers’ groups have been working tirelessly to bring this issue to the mainstream and our voices to parliament. Our own Sandy Crawley recently explained our position at a hearing earlier this month. You can read our official statement here. CopyrightStatement_ENG_JAN31
The Writers’ Union of Canada has produced a video that gets right to the point. You might want to take a look.