Collective Societies

Societies with copyright information

Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens
Incorporated federally as a non-profit corporation that is the national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists. Provides legal support and guides financial compensation for visual artists.

Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC)
Canadian non-profit collective that collects and distributes the private copying levies and advocates on behalf of members.

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
American copyright collective that can provide licenses for American and international in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, images, blogs and ebooks.

Educational Rights Collective of Canada (ERCC)
Canadian non-profit copyright collective that administers the Educational Rights Tariff. The Copyright Act allows educational institutions to make a single copy of works at the time of their broadcast and use those copies in the classroom without the permission of the copyright owners. Educational institutions must comply with the Educational Rights Tariff certified by the Copyright Board of Canada.

Canadian non-profit music licensing company that provides licenses for performance rights and compensation for artists and record companies.

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)
Canadian copyright collective that administers performing rights of more than 100,000 composer, author and music publisher members.

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