Canada’s House of Commons has approved a motion initiating the parliamentary review of the 2012 Copyright Modernization Act.

The motion was presented by Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science, and economic development, and Mélanie Joly, minister of Canadian Heritage, which oversees culture and the arts, to address and remedy the estimated revenue loss to publishers of $50 million per year caused by the controversial Act.

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