John Degen is a poet and novelist with three published books. He has worked for over 20 years as an arts administrator, arts funder and policy advocate on cultural issues. He is executive director of the Writers’ Union of Canada and chair of the International Authors Forum in the UK.
Before Canada dives into its mandated review of the Copyright Act, it would be helpful to refresh our understanding of some key terms essential to understanding copyright.
Copyright, we’re often told, is all about balance. We …