Learn about creator affiliation, the Payback payment, and other royalties and services for writers and visual artists.

Access Copyright's Affiliates: Canada's Storytellers, Chroniclers and Educators

Want to become part of Access Copyright? Affiliate today using our online affiliation portal. Please note that at this time we are currently processing a higher than usual volume of affiliation applications. While it may take a bit longer than normal for us to process your application, we will approve it before December 31 so that you will be eligible for next year’s Payback payment. To assist with approval of your application, please ensure it is complete prior to submitting to us.

Access Copyright represents over 11,000 Canadian writers, visual artists and publishers.

These talented professionals are our nation's storytellers, chroniclers and educators.

Through hard work, inspiration and skill, they create the textbooks, novels, plays, poetry, newspapers, magazines, children's books, art and more that Canadians reach for every day.

They informand inspire readers across the country and around the globe and are an integral part of a vibrant, active Canadian culture.

Access Copyright is proud to be a collective voice of writers, visual artists and publishers as we work to ensure that literacy, learning, reading and writing continue to be indispensable parts of our society.

We make it easy to remix and share published content while ensuring appropriate rewards for creators and publishers,so that they can continue creating new and innovative works.

Already an Access Copyright creator affiliate? Get more information on Payback, check out our FAQs or take a look at other resources available to our affiliates.

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