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Does accountability scare you?

Find your way on the road to accountability.  February 22, 2012 9:30am -12:00pm or 1:30-4:00pm. Alliance for Arts & Culture Boardroom 938 Howe St, Suite 100 Vancouver, BC  This free interactive workshop will explore accountability practices of registered charities and non-profit organizations. Using a self-diagnostic tool, you will assess your organization’s current accountability practices and […]

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The W’s of Accountability

What is a charity accountable for and to whom? March 5, 2012 9:30am – 3: 30pm Alliance for Arts & Culture Boardroom 938 Howe St, Suite 100 Vancouver, BC (604) 681-3535 This free interactive workshop will explore accountability issues of registered charities to stakeholders. It will emphasize both federal and provincial legal accountability. Areas of […]

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Conversations about Copyright and Creativity: Fair Dealing and the Recent York University Case

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Free Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of the decision in Access Copyright v. York University on fair dealing and copyright issues generally. Presenters: Martha Rans, Artists’ Legal Outreach Lindsay Dykstra, McMillan LLP Kevin Williams, Talonbooks Greg Younging, Theytus Books, UBC Okanagan Billeh […]

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ALO Seeking Law Student Contributers!

Artists’ Legal Outreach is looking for law student submissions! Please contact us if you would like to submit an article, comment or news item.

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What is a maker?

Submitted by martha on October 20, 2015 – 4:51pm Today the delightful Joy Garnett said something I want to remember: “Maker is a word used by those who used to be referred to as craftsman. Where “craft” or “craftsy” has a trivial connotation, supposedly, “maker” elevates the perception of it as “an art form” but […]

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Happy Birthday Ruling

Submitted by martha on October 9, 2015 – 12:55pm Happy Birthday is in the public domain. Court rules against Warner Chapell Music. Full text of the decision: http://documents.latimes.com/happy-birthday-ruling/  

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Nice Words from Cookbook Authors

Submitted by martha on August 19, 2015 – 9:24am Hi Steve, Dana here, I spoke with you a couple of months ago at the Artists Legal Outreach clinic, where you offered legal advice for a cookbook contract with Random House. I just wanted to let you know that we signed the contract last month, announced […]

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Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach Announcemeny Flyer

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Submitted by Volunteer on February 10, 2015 – 1:28pm

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NPCLO Announces Innovative Legal Self-Assessment Tool

Submitted by Volunteer on January 30, 2015 – 3:47pm Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach (NPCLO) has introduced a new legal self-assessment tool, accessible online at http://lawfornonprofits.ca, for the non-profit sector and has launched a series of workshops addressing the areas of law dealt within the self-assessment. The tool is designed to help identify legal flashpoints, […]

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ALO/Music BC Pro Bono Legal Clinic For Musicians

Submitted by Volunteer on December 31, 2014 – 11:05am Are you a musician? Or in a band? Do you need legal advice? Are you seeking information and advice on a specific legal issue to do with the music industry? Artists’ Legal Outreach and Music BC are teaming up to help answer your questions. They will […]

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