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Should Canada adopt “fair use” as proposed by NDP MP Charlie Angus?Should Canada adopt “fair use” as proposed by NDP MP Charlie Angus?



Earlier this week, Charlie Angus introduced an amendment to the Copyright Act to expand the fair dealing exemption to include, in essence, any fair use with a work. While the amendment would add only a few words to the Act, it would radically reshape the copyright balance in Canada-to the ultimate detriment of our Canadian cultural industries, those that work and depend on them, and the Canadian public as a whole.

Charlie Angus’ proposed amendment reads as follows:

“M-506 — March 15, 2010 — Mr.