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Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42)

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Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-04-27. Previous Versions

Marginal note:News reporting

 Fair dealing for the purpose of news reporting does not infringe copyright if the following are mentioned:

  • (a) the source; and

  • (b) if given in the source, the name of the

    • (i) author, in the case of a work,

    • (ii) performer, in the case of a performer’s performance,

    • (iii) maker, in the case of a sound recording, or

    • (iv) broadcaster, in the case of a communication signal.

  • 1997, c. 24, s. 18

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