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Libs now seek to restrict CRTC social media powers, Bloc says enough with filibustering

News | 05/07/2021 6:39 pm EDT
CRTC logo displayed at public hearings on Oct. 26, 2018. / Photo by Andrew Meade.

After saying it would address concerns around freedom of expression and the regulation of social media user content in its overhaul of the Broadcasting Act known as Bill C-10, the federal government Thursday introduced new amendments that will restrict the CRTC’s regulatory tools. The Conservative Party says it still wants an immediate charter review.

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