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Majority of Canadians support subjecting foreign broadcasters to Canadian laws: survey

News | 06/17/2021 6:05 pm EDT
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting executive director Daniel Bernhard speaks to parliamentarians about reviewing tax on ads on foreign platforms on April 24, 2018./ Photo via Sam Garcia.

A survey by the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, an advocacy group for the broadcast industry, has found that 70 percent of Canadians surveyed support the idea of subjecting companies such as Facebook Inc., Netflix Inc., Alphabet Inc. with its Google/YouTube platform, and others to Canadian laws and taxes. 

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