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With captain Shea Webber in the penalty box and the Canadiens season on the line, the Habs penalty-killers stepped up to shut down the vaulted Lightning... more
2021 NHL Playoffs
Montreal Canadiens
Tampa Bay Lightning
Carey Price
The Senate Bill C-10 debate wrapped up yesterday with several speeches and a vote to send the bill to committee for further study. Given that the Senate... more
Bill C-10
CRTC
Social Media
free speech
cdnpoli
Michael Geist
David Adams Richards
Once again, the Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario Doug Ford has demonstrated an ego-driven approach to forming public policy and shaping even... more
#onpoli
Yesterday was not a good day for those who still believe that democratic ideals matter. The day began with an iPolitics-sponsored debate featuring MPs who have... more
Bill C-10
democracy
Social Media
free speech
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
Earlier this week, Bloc leader Yves-François Blanchet called for a “gag order” on Bill C-10, which would limit debate on the bill using a process known as time... more
Bill C-10
Social Media
free speech
Steven Guilbeault
small business
cdnpoli
Bill C-10 was once again a major topic of discussion during Question Period in the House of Commons yesterday, with questions focusing on the broad scope of... more
Bill C-10
Social Media
cdnpoli
free speech
Michael Geist
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

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