Bill C-4 Receives Royal Assent

On March 13, 2020 Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, received Royal Assent. This Bill includes amendments to the Copyright Act, which will bring into force changes related to the length of copyright term for pseudonymous and anonymous works, cinematographic works and sound recordings as well as increased penalties for the infringement of rights management information. Information provided on will be updated to reflect these changes once the amendments to the Copyright Act take effect. Read more about Bill C-4 at