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ACCESS COPYRIGHT: Advocacy Update – keeping the momentum for the Copyright Act review

The following is the latest news from Access Copyright: May 25, 2018 Roanie Levy, President & CEO of Access Copyright, appeared before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology on May 22nd, as part of the ongoing Copyright Act review. Watch Roanie’s appearance before the Industry Committee (it starts at 16:38:00 of the video).   The session […]

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WGA 2018 CONFERENCE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

          Thank you for checking out volunteer opportunities at Refining Our Narratives, the WGA Conference.  All our volunteers spots for Saturday, June 2 are filled, but we still need help Sunday morning and afternoon. We are looking for people to take half-day shifts at the registration table or book table. Attend sessions […]

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Sharon Lynne Henderson Memorial Fund

This fund is created in memory of Sharon Henderson, in recognition of her life-long love of, and advocacy for, Canadian literature. Donations to this fund will be directed to a literary award in her name that will be presented in perpetuity, in support of young or emerging Alberta writers.   HENDERSON, Sharon Lynne June 25, 1943 – Wetaskiwin, […]

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Times and locations announced for Copyright Act review open-mic sessions details released

Access Copyright released the following statement on Friday, May 4: UPDATE: Times and locations announced for Copyright Act review open-mic sessions details released The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has released more details on next week’s open-mic sessions being held in five Canadian cities. Open-Mic Schedule Monday, May 7 – Halifax, Nova Scotia Time: 7:00 p.m.—8:30 […]

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2018 Alberta Literary Award Winners Announced

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards. More than 120 guests attended the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 2, part of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2018 provincial conference, Refining Our Narratives, held in Calgary. This celebration marked the 36th anniversary of the Alberta […]

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