National copyright fight tumbles into S. Ontario

From a note about the event:

A noted copyright expert is coming to Tillsonburg next month to talk to the public about changes proposed to the Copyright Act by federal industry minister, Jim Prentice.

Sam Trosow, an associate professor at London's University of Western Ontario, is a recognized expert in Intellectual Property rights and has co-authored a citizen's guide to Canadian copyright law. He will be in Tillsonburg on Wednesday, July 16th at the invitation of the Tillsonburg Linux Users Group (tillug) to discuss what the legislation proposed in Bill C-61 means to Canadian users and producers of copyrighted material.

Televised agriculture debate

This Tillsonburg news article by Jeff Helsdon includes:

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture organized the debate Friday at the University of Toronto’s Hart House and it was aired live on CPAC. Diane Finley, Conservative agriculture critic and Haldimand-Norfolk Conservative candidate, sparred off against ag minister Andy Mitchell, NDP ag critic Charlie Angus and Bloc ag critic Andre Bellavance.

Election 2006: Haldimand--Norfolk

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Incumbent information

Haldimand–Norfolk / Haldimand–Norfolk
MP: Diane Finley (Parliamentary Internet)

CIPPIC replies: Haldimand--Norfolk Green Party candidate

Received from Colin Jones:


;:My expertise is primarily agricultural and while I understand the importance of these issues I hope you will respect my decision in deferning my answers to the official party platform. Their veiws align with my own but I feel that their expertise allows or the precsion of language needed to deal with technically complex matters such as these. I do appreciate this chance to communicate to your group, I feel that these types of surveys realy contribute to a strong political debate in Canada.

;:Colin Jones, GPC Candidate for Haldimand-Norfolk

;:Authorized by the official agent for Colin Jones

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