United States, European Union fingered in new copyright push

Former diplomats, experts say foreign governments have long desired the bill that is now likely to pass with Tory majority. Will Canada's interests be served?

Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 10/05/2011 12:00 am EDT

Whenever the Harper government has sought to change the rules surrounding copyright in Canada, it has been accused of bending to the will of foreign governments. And as it seeks to change them again, some are pointing fingers at the United States and the European Union as the source of pressure.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.

Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00

Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.

This Week's Issue
policy briefings