Toronto NDP MP Olivia Chow hosted a packed public forum at the University of Toronto. Making It Work: Art, Access and Legislation in the Digital Age was an interactive panel discussion that focused on building an online Canadian arts presence that was fair to the “creator” and “user.”
Speakers included Charlie Angus, the NDP’s Digital Affairs Critic (left) and Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet And E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa.
Don Quarles Executive Director, Songwriters Association of Canada.
Geist with Victoria Owen of the Canadian Library Association.
Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director of ACTRA.
Chow staffer Susan Kwong (left) and volunteer Jess Searson.
New media man Justin Stayshyn broadcasted the event over the web and moderated the online discussion.
NDP freelancer Dave Meslin showed up late but said he was watching it online before he arrived.