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The Canadian government released its plans yesterday for online harms legislation with a process billed as a consultation, but which is better characterized as... more
Bill C-10
Steven Guilbeault
CRTC
Liberal Party of Canada
Charter of rights and freedoms
Social Media
Public consultation
cdnpoli
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
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
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
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
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
The Broadcasting Act Blunder series has covered claims by Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault that the bill contains significant economic thresholds ... more
cdnpoli
broadcasting
CRTC
Heritage
The Canadian government’s strong pro-net neutrality position has served as its telecom policy foundation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other... more
net neutrality
CRTC
Last month I posted on the responses to the CRTC’s consultation on the future of Canadian programming, which yielded over 200 submissions that envision... more
net neutrality
CRTC
Digital media
broadcasting
Internet
Michael Geist
telecommunications
cdnpoli
For immediate release Ottawa – A 20th-century CRA opinion is the only barrier to infusing hundreds of millions of advertising dollars into hard-pressed... more
media
Advertising
CRTC
Internet
taxes
TV
radio
print media
News
cdnpoli
Canadian Broadcasting
telecommunications
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
Google
YouTube
Canada
This is it! In under 24 hours, Ottawa City Council will hold a crucial vote on Internet Choice and Affordability. Tell your Councillor you want faster, more... more
CRTC
Internet
choice
Telecom
affordability
This week CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais ripped into journalism industry executives for asking for subsidies all while owning private yachts and helicopters.... more
CRTC
Jean-Pierre Blais
CBC funding
Media bias
Media Consortium
Accountability
Media in Canada
media ethics
media policy
BREAKING: the government has JUST announced they will consider a sneaky attempt by Bell to undo new customer protection rules through an obscure, rarely... more
Internet
affordability
Bell
Government
Trudeau
bill shock
prices
competition
choice
Liberal Party of Canada
CRTC
Telecom
ISP
The conservative government indicated interest in signing trade cooperation agreements in order to strengthen and expand the bilateral commercial relationship... more
Canadian Foreign Policy
Terrorism
Democracy in Middle East
Middle East
CRTC
Aljazeera
Stephen Harper
John Baird
Hamad Al Thani
Hind Al Thani
Yasser Harrak

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