Access Copyright and Creative Commons Canada Announce Public Domain Registry

A joint press release on March 3, 2006 includes:

Access Copyright, The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency and Creative Commons Canada, in partnership with Creative Commons Corporation in the US, today announced the development of a Canadian public domain registry. The ground-breaking project - the most comprehensive of its kind in Canada - will create an online, globally searchable catalogue of published works that are in the Canadian public domain.

See also: Access Copyright press release, Creative Commons BLOG, Creative Commons Canada BLOG.

Quick as always, Jack Kapica wrote an article for the Globe and Mail.