Find out about automatic copyright protection in Canada, how to register for a copyright with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office for added protection, and how to access the Canadian Copyrights Database.
Find out what copyright is, your rights and obligations under the Copyright Act of Canada, and how to file for a copyright.
- Guide to copyright
Get the details on Canadian copyright — the benefits and processes of registering for copyright, licenses, royalties and tariffs, and much more.
- Canadian Copyrights Database
Search this database for all Canadian copyrights registered as of October 1, 1991.
- Access Copyright
Get copies from copyrighted books, magazines, newspapers and other material while ensuring that creators and publishers are fairly compensated for their works.
- Copyright Board of Canada
Find out about your rights and responsibilities when you create or use literary and artistic works.
- Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada
If you play recorded music or hire live musicians to enhance your business, SOCAN is there to help you determine what kind of licensing arrangement you require.
- Re:Sound Music Licences for Businesses
Find out how to get the right licence(s) if you are playing recorded music as part of your business or at an event.
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