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Opposition MP predicts smooth ride for retransmission bill through committee

News | 02/22/2002 5:00 am EST

Bill C-48, the federal government's proposed legislation to amend Canada's retransmission laws to clarify the role of the Internet, is likely in for an easy ride at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, according to one member of the committee. Wendy Lill, the New Democrat MP representing Dartmouth, says her party supports the bill's aim to protect television content from unauthorized Internet retransmission, though she will demand to see proposed regulations attached to the bill before making up her mind.

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