Canadian Copyright Act

Copyright law in Canada falls under federal jurisdiction that is governed by the Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, C-42). It came into force on January 1, 1924, and has been continually revised and updated.

Above are links to some sections of the Act that are relevant to scholarly activity at UVic.

Should you have any questions please contact the Copyright Office.

The Copyright Office makes every effort to provide accurate information but does not offer it as counsel or legal advice.