Copyright concessions may be downside of TPP deal – The Globe and Mail
Under Canada’s current regime, the copyright on myriad Canadian works – such as the ground-breaking theories of Marshall McLuhan and the novels of Gabrielle Roy and Hubert Aquin – will lift in the coming two decades.
Extending the copyright would come at a cost to Canadian consumers, possibly in the hundreds of millions of dollars. It’s not clear where the benefits are. Nor is it exactly clear what this has to do with free trade.