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The uproar over Bill C-10 has rightly focused on the government’s decision to remove safeguards for user generated content from the bill. Despite insistence... more
Steven Guilbeault
Bill C-10
Social Media
free speech
CRTC
TikTok
Instagram
YouTube
cdnpoli
My new Macleans op-ed notes that government legislation tends to attract a wide range of responses. Some bills grab the spotlight and become sources of heated... more
free speech
Social Media
Bill C-10
cdnpoli
If Bill C-10 isn’t a fireable offence, this interview should be. Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is simply unable to respond coherently to basic... more
Steven Guilbeault
Bill C-10
Social Media
Canadian Heritage
CRTC
YouTube
cdnpoli
  What—The Ottawa Senators making the playoffs this year? How’s that going to happen you might ask, after losing nine in a row early on? All season the Sens... more
Ottawa Senators
2021 NHL Playoffs
Brady Tkachuk
Hockey
Days after the government removed legal safeguards designed to ensure the CRTC would not regulate user generated content as part of Bill C-10, its Broadcasting... more
Bill C-10
Broadcasting reform
Social Media
free speech
Copyright law
CRTC
Section 4.1
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Liberal Party
Steven Guilbeault
Canadian Heritage
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage last month and was asked by Liberal MP Tim Louis about... more
Bill C-10
Steven Guilbeault
Social Media
free speech
CRTC
cdnpoli
The Liberals led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were first elected in 2015 on a platform that emphasized transparency, consultation, and innovation. The... more
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
Internet freedom
Justin Trudeau
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault yesterday told the House of Commons Heritage Committee that his department would reduce the amount it allocates to... more
Media Wars
free press
Social Media
Facebook
cdnpoli
I have not been shy about expressing my concerns with the Bill C-10, the Broadcasting Act reform bill. From a 20 part series examining the legislation to ... more
Broadcast Reform Bill
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Transparency
CRTC
cdnpoli
This is the last of four posts looking at the candidates running to replace Andrew Scheer as the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.  The previous post... more
 
August 2, 2020
Derek Sloan
This is the third of four posts looking into the candidates running to replace Andrew Scheer as the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.  Last post I... more
 
August 2, 2020
This is the second of two posts looking into the candidates running to replace Andrew Scheer as the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.  Last post I... more
 
August 2, 2020
I have been pondering these posts for a long time before putting fingers to the keyboard.  Now that ballots have been mailed, this seems like the appropriate... more
 
August 2, 2020
Leslyn Lewis
CPCLeader
I’ll be honest, it probably would have been easier to write this blog if my criminal trial outcome was different. I prepared for the worst. This child... more
CAS
CAS Brockville
Alleged Ontario CAS Hacker
Family and Children's Services of Lanark Leeds and Grenville
Kelley Denham
Whistleblower
More than 100 days of COVID19 and I have listened to almost just as many podcast episodes.  I wrote in May on RHBS Post #286 about the podcasts that I have... more
 
July 10, 2020

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