Copyright Board of Canada

UREEQA Appoints Technology Marketing Leader Kirk Fergusson as CEO

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Meanwhile, Fergusson - a distinguished technology marketing executive - moves into the CEO role.

Key Points: 
  • Meanwhile, Fergusson - a distinguished technology marketing executive - moves into the CEO role.
  • Adding Kirk Fergusson as CEO is a move in lockstep with that approach, and it will enable me to focus on continuing to strategically build UREEQA into an industry powerhouse."
  • Prior to joining UREEQA, Fergusson led sales operations for SecureKey Technologies, which employs blockchain technology to underpin its innovative identity network.
  • UREEQA provides value and opportunities for its Creators, Validators and Tokenholders via URQA, the token at the heart of the UREEQA ecosystem.

With two new appointments, Copyright Board of Canada fully staffed and ready for modernization

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 3:26pm

Ms. Braun is an economist whose career includes service with the United Nations working in collaboration with several international agencies on international development projects.

Key Points: 
  • Ms. Braun is an economist whose career includes service with the United Nations working in collaboration with several international agencies on international development projects.
  • "With their extensive knowledge and experience, Katherine M. Braun and Ren Ct will help usher in a modernized Copyright Board of Canada.
  • The Copyright Board is an economic regulatory body that establishes copyright terms and conditions as well as royalties to be paid for the use of collectively managed copyrights.
  • The Government is taking comprehensive action to tackle delays at the Copyright Board through a 30% increase in financial resources, accompanied by legislative proposals and new appointments.

Nathalie Th├ęberge appointed Vice-Chair and CEO of the Copyright Board of Canada

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 6:35pm

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/ -The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, today announced the appointment of Nathalie Thberge as Vice-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Copyright Board of Canada.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/ -The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, today announced the appointment of Nathalie Thberge as Vice-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Copyright Board of Canada.
  • In this role, Ms. Thberge will lead the work of the Board as well as supervise and direct Board staff.
  • "I want to offer my sincere congratulations to Ms. Thberge on her appointment as the first female vice-chair and CEO of the Copyright Board of Canada.
  • The Copyright Board is an economic regulatory body that establishes copyright terms and conditions as well as royalties to be paid for the use of collectively managed copyrights.