Nov 26, 2020
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Alliance supports anti-theft laws

TORONTO, Alliance Atlantis* Motion Picture Distribution LP lends its support to today’s announcement by the Federal Government that it has introduced a Bill to address the rampant problem of film piracy in Canada to the House of Commons.

This action, introduced by The Honourable Beverly J. Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women, The Honourable Robert Douglas Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, is the first step in changing the law to make the unauthorized recording of a movie in a Canadian theatre a criminal offence. 

"We are delighted with the Government’s announcement to change the Criminal Code to help fight the growing problem of movie theft in Canadian theatres," said CEO John Bailey. "This is an important step towards positive changes to protect the rights of Canadian exhibitors, filmmakers, producers, directors and distributors, and we applaud the Government’s efforts."

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Headline, Industry News

Alliance supports anti-theft laws

TORONTO, Alliance Atlantis* Motion Picture Distribution LP lends its support to today’s announcement by the Federal Government that it has introduced a Bill to address the rampant problem of film piracy in Canada to the House of Commons.

This action, introduced by The Honourable Beverly J. Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women, The Honourable Robert Douglas Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, is the first step in changing the law to make the unauthorized recording of a movie in a Canadian theatre a criminal offence. 

"We are delighted with the Government’s announcement to change the Criminal Code to help fight the growing problem of movie theft in Canadian theatres," said CEO John Bailey. "This is an important step towards positive changes to protect the rights of Canadian exhibitors, filmmakers, producers, directors and distributors, and we applaud the Government’s efforts."

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Headline, Industry News

Alliance supports anti-theft laws

TORONTO, Alliance Atlantis* Motion Picture Distribution LP lends its support to today’s announcement by the Federal Government that it has introduced a Bill to address the rampant problem of film piracy in Canada to the House of Commons.

This action, introduced by The Honourable Beverly J. Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women, The Honourable Robert Douglas Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, is the first step in changing the law to make the unauthorized recording of a movie in a Canadian theatre a criminal offence. 

"We are delighted with the Government’s announcement to change the Criminal Code to help fight the growing problem of movie theft in Canadian theatres," said CEO John Bailey. "This is an important step towards positive changes to protect the rights of Canadian exhibitors, filmmakers, producers, directors and distributors, and we applaud the Government’s efforts."

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