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Entering the public domain in Canada in 2015

There’s been a lot in the news recently that’s depressing, to say the least. I’ve kept up with covering it, but I really need a break to blog about something a little more positive. So, here’s 2015’s version of last year’s post on what’s entering the public domain in Canada this year.

Entering the public domain in Canada in 2014

I just (re)started this blog, and the first two posts have been downers. So – third time being a charm – to brighten things up, I’m bringing some good news.

Boujemaa Razgui handmade ney flutes destroyed by US customs thugs

If you ever have one of those days where you think things in Canada are getting bad, there’s always the US to show us what bad really looks like. US Customs officers at JFK airport in New York destroyed 11 handcrafted neys (Middle Eastern flutes) belonging to an internationally renowned musician, calling them “agricultural products”.