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Creator Distribution Guidelines

Our licensing and distribution framework facilitates the remixing and sharing of content for educational and professional purposes.

The proceeds gathered from this copying are passed along to writers, visual artists and publishers so that they can continue to create new and innovative works. This is vitally important to a strong Canadian culture and to all those who read, write, teach and learn.

Distribution Types

Access Copyright uses two distinct types of distribution: