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Find out about automatic copyright protection in Canada. Learn how to register a copyright with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office for added protection, and how to access the Canadian Copyrights Database.
Copyright Board of Canada Learn how royalties are set for the use of copyrighted works, and how to use works when you cannot locate the copyright owner. Re: Sound Music Licences for Businesses Find out how to get the right licence(s) if you are playing recorded music for ambiance in your business or at an event. Copyright Find out what copyright is, your rights and obligations under the Copyright Act of Canada, and how to file for a copyright. Canadian Copyrights Database Search this database for all Canadian copyrights registered as of October 1, 1991. COPIBEC
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Quebec COPIBEC. Guide to copyright Get the details on Canadian copyright — the benefits and processes of registering for copyright, licenses, royalties, tariffs, and much more. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada You may need a licence if you play recorded music or hire live musicians to enhance your business. Access Copyright Get copies from copyrighted books, magazines, newspapers and other material while ensuring that creators and publishers are fairly compensated for their works.