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Confusion over Guilbeault remarks on BTLR online news recs

News | 02/03/2020 1:27 pm EST
Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault at the CMPA Prime Time opening reception in Ottawa on Jan. 29, 2020./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA On Monday Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault, with some help from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walked back comments he made over the weekend to CTV News regarding licensing of online news, following the recommendations of an expert panel that news websites be brought into the CRTC’s regulatory sphere.  

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