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‘Level playing field’ for foreign digital news services: committee

News | 06/15/2017 4:52 pm EDT
Opposition heritage critic Peter Van Loan and heritage committee chairwoman Hedy Fry address reporters in Ottawa on June 15./Wire Report photo by Charelle Evelyn.

OTTAWA — After a year of study and hearing from 131 witnesses, some of them multiple times, the House of Commons’ heritage committee delivered a report aiming to tackle a rapidly changing media environment that included a call for foreign digital companies like Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google to pay the same taxes.

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