Canada is one of more than 160 signatories to major international treaties and is a member state of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Copyrights are registered through the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

There are two reproduction rights organizations in Canada: Access Copyright in English-speaking Canada and COPIBEC in Quebec. Both organizations are members of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisation (IFRRO) and offer a full set of licensing services for both business and academia.

Learn more about Canadian copyright law in English and in French.