Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers Classifieds

MPs highlight need for more regulation, enforcement of social media platforms in Canada 

Briefs | 02/11/2021 5:23 pm EST

In a Friends of Canadian Broadcasting panel on Thursday, MPs from the three major parties indicated support for additional regulations and enforcement to manage threats of violence stemming from social media platforms. 

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Related Stories

Scott is wrong to think the CRTC can handle C-11: former CRTC vice-chair; Unifor wants local news fund added

News | 05/24/2022 5:44 pm EDT

Former CRTC vice-chair Peter Menzies has claimed that it "makes no sense" for the CRTC to regulate content on the internet through the Online Streaming Act, despite claims by the current chair Ian...

Scott says CRTC will never regulate user-generated content under current Bill C-11 

Briefs | 04/05/2022 3:30 pm EDT

The CRTC is generally supportive of Bill C-11, the revised broadcasting act, and does not have the authority to regulate user-generated content, according to remarks chair Ian Scott made last week in...

Hate groups need legislative stops on fundraising, security committee hears

News | 03/31/2022 7:50 pm EDT

Extremist groups are able to propagate their message and raise funds because Canada does not have legislation that prevents it, the House Committee on Public Safety and National Security was told on...

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com