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 Canadian Copyright Law      
     
 
The following is just once small section of the Canadian Copyright Law and is  intended only as  an informational source and must not be considered an official version.

OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT

(1)  Subject to this Act, the author of a work shall be the first owner of the copy-right therein.

(2)  Where, in the case of an engraving, photograph or portrait, the plate or other original was  ordered by  some other person and was made for valuable consideration in pursuance of that order,  in the absence of any agreement to the contrary, the person by whom the  plate or other original was ordered shall be the first owner of the copyright.

Additional information (faqs) on Canadian Copyright Law can be found HERE