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Full legal details are pending incorporation of the Vive le Canada Association.

Copyright of site content:

The compilation and presentation of site content is copyright 2003 Vive le Canada.

Copyright and trademarks of logos and icons:

The Vive le Canada logo may NOT be used without express permission, except when used to link directly to the website. The logo and slogan are in the process of being trademarked by the site authors.

Most icons on this site come from the Gnome project, at Several of the icons used on this site have been modified to be more suitable for the site; a few others are made from public domain images. Any of the topic icons except for the Vive le Canada logo may be freely used provided you properly credit this site and/or the Gnome project. If you have any questions about use, please contact us.

Original material on the site

Unless otherwise stated, all original content contributed to this site is owned by the author and free for non-commercial or educational reprint, excerption or rebroadcast, as long as the original author and Vive le are credited as being the original source of the content. We also ask that websites post a link back to the site. The copying or redistribution of articles or any other document in any manner for personal or corporate gain is prohibited. If the author wants to specify different copyright conditions, he or she must do so when submitting a document, including any © copyright statement. Authors may wish to use a Creative Commons Deed or a similar notification. Opinions and comments are those of the people contributing to the site and are not necessarily endorsed by Vive le Canada.

For questions on reprints for commercial use please contact both the site editor at and the author of the work.

Non-original material on the site

We may publish links to articles which appear elsewhere. In general, we try to ensure that copyrighted articles are not presented in full, but rather we provide a link and an excerpt or quote from the article, or a summary of the article's contents. All non-original material mentioned on the site remains copyright of the original owners unless otherwise stated. Although we try to prevent the posting of copyrighted material by our members through the use of a site editor, we consider it the responsibility of our individual members to post responsibly and respect copyright laws when posting.

Fair use policy regarding information originating in the U.S.:

This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. In such cases we may be making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc., and it is not published for profit of any kind. Where possible we provide accurate citation and a web link back to the original material. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

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Published on: 2008-02-04 (25722 reads)

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