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Hi all,

INDU published the below press release providing the format, locations, and other details for the INDU travelling hearings on the Copyright Act Review.  Please let me know if you have any questions about participation in the hearings or open mic sessions.

STATUTORY REVIEW OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT: STANDING COMMITTEE ON INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TRAVELLING DETAILS IN CANADA.

Ottawa, May 03, 2018 –

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology will hold formal hearings and public, open-mic sessions for the statutory review of the Copyright Act in cities across Canada next week.

The public is welcome to attend the formal hearings of the Committee.

Formal Hearings Schedule

Date City Time Location
 

Monday, May 7

 

Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

2:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

 

Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water Street
Room: Nova Scotia AB

 

Tuesday, May 8

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

3:00 p.m.—4:30 p.m.

4:45 p.m.—6:15 p.m.

 

Delta Hotels by Marriott
475 Président-Kennedy Avenue
Room: Opus

 

Wednesday, May 9

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

2:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

 

Courtyard by Marriott
475 Yonge Street
Room: Courtyard Hall AB

 

Thursday, May 10

 

Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

2:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

 

Radisson by Canada Inns
288 Portage Avenue
Room: Ambassador A

 

Friday, May 11

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

2:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

 

Coastal Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 West Hastings Street
Room: Coal Harbour

 

The open-mic sessions will take place in the evenings, detailed below.

To participate, individuals must register on location: arrive 30 minutes in advance and bring a piece of identification.

Participants will be given two minutes to express their views. The Committee will hear participants until the session runs out of time.

Open-mic Sessions Schedule

Date City Time Location
 

Monday, May 7

 

Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

7:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

 

Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water Street
Room: Nova Scotia AB

 

Tuesday, May 8

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

7:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

 

Delta Hotels by Marriott
475 Président-Kennedy Avenue
Room: Opus

 

Wednesday, May 9

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

7:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

 

Courtyard by Marriott
475 Yonge Street
Room: Courtyard Hall AB

 

Thursday, May 10

 

Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

7:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

 

Radisson by Canada Inns
288 Portage Avenue
Room: Ambassador A

 

Friday, May 11

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

7:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

 

Coastal Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 West Hastings Street
Room: Coal Harbour

 

The Committee reminds Canadians that any person may submit a brief. To be accepted, the brief must not exceed 2,000 words. Briefs may be submitted to the Committee by email (indu@parl.gc.ca), or by using the appropriate button on the Committee website.