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Sent: February 18, 2021 5:16 PM
To: copyrightconsultation / consultationdroitdauteur (PCH)
Subject: copyright extension
The extension of copyright terms from 50 to 70 years after the death of the author can hardly seem to be an insentive to creativity, it is already 50 years beyond their lifetime which I can't believe that anyone takes into consideration when creating a work.
What it will do is cost Canadian consumers money and act as a disinsentive to those who may have used works that were in the public domain to create new works.
At the very least the Canadian government should require the suggested registration or impliment a statitory reduced rate for the use of any works past the 50 year term for any copyrighted work.
Craig M. Coyle.