Loreena attended a meeting of The House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, on April 22 in Ottawa. This standing parliamentary committee was holding hearings on New Media and invited her to attend as a witness. In this session they were receiving presentations from representatives of the music recording industry and Loreena was able to offer her perspective as an independent artist and small business owner on the critical need for protection of copyright in the changing digital landscape. Read her opening remarks (18Kb PDF).
Loreena, along with thousands of other Canadians, participated in public consultations last summer on the subject of copyright. Read her submission (26Kb PDF).