It's called Bill C-11 and it's supposed to bring Canada's copyright laws up to date for the digital world. That's good for creators and rightsholders. About bloody time.
But it's not so good for consumers. From the Huffington Post:
Before the end of the summer, breaking a lock on a CD you legitimately purchased to upload songs to your iPhone will be illegal.
Opposition MPs, researchers, artists and even merchants have told the Conservative government the digital locks provisions in its copyright bill make little sense, but the Tories have so far refused to listen.
Monday, MPs are scheduled to vote on the Copyright Modernization Act before sending it to the Senate where it is expected to pass before the summer holidays.
Read this. Be very afraid.