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A total of 17 records were found for Communications and media
Definition: Resources about legal topics related to transmitting information including radio, television, film, the press, publishing, telecommunications, and the internet.

Canada/Federal

The CMRRA is a non-profit music licensing agency, which represents the vast majority of music copyright owners (usually called music publishers) doing business in Canada. On their behalf, CMRRA issues licenses to users of the reproduction right in copyrighted music.

Related keywords: Communications and media, Copyright and patents

Ad IDEM is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of free expression in Canada and abroad. Their aim is to achieve this objective through: public and professional education; advocacy and law reform initiative; and cooperation with related professional organizations.

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Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) is Canada's independent advertising self-regulatory body. ASC was founded by the advertising industry more than fifty years ago on the belief that advertising self-regulation best serves the interests of the public and the advertising industry. ASC is dedicated to creating and maintaining community confidence in advertising. They handle consumer complaints about advertising.

Related keywords: Communications and media, Consumer protection and fraud

List of the top 10 things charities and not-for-profits need to do to comply with Canada's Anti-Spam law.

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This is a publication of the Canadian Justice Council which seeks to foster discussion on the role of both judges and reporters in giving the public a better understanding of issues relating to the administration of justice in Canada.
Related keywords: Communications and media, Legal process

The CRTC is an independent public authority in charge of regulating and supervising Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications.
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The Commissioners office assists Canadians in resolving issues about their television service providers. If a Canadian cannot resolve a complaint with a communications service provider - regardless if it is a television service provider, Internet service provider, wireless service provider or telephone service provider - the CCTS will become the single point of contact for obtaining a resolution. All licensed television service providers will hae to become members of the CCTS by Septermber 1, 2017.

Related keywords: Communications and media, Consumer protection and fraud, Contracts, Mediation and alternative dispute resolution

The CCTS is an independent organization dedicated to resolving consumer and small business complaints about retail telecommunications services, including wireless, local and long distance telephone, and internet access services. Customers who cannot resolve their complaints about issues like billing, contract terms, or service delivery directly with their provider may file a complaint with CCTS for a fair, impartial and independent review. The CCTS does not accept complaints about prices or about misleading advertisements.

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This guide is a publication of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. It explores what copyright is, the process for registering copyrights in Canada and the benefits of registration.
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Information on how to file a complaint related to the captioning of TV programs in Canada provided by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA).

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