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Disney questions CanCon under Bill C-11, ACTRA says bill reduces foreign requirement to use Canadian talent

News | 05/30/2022 6:15 pm EDT
Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez holds a press conference in West Block on Feb. 2, 2022 to speak with reporters about an act to amend the Broadcast act./ photo by Andrew Meade

A Walt Disney Company executive is questioning rules around Canadian content, claiming that some of its Canada-specific stories do not qualify as CanCon while American-based stories qualify, and is calling for the government to develop a more “flexible” approach to CanCon in the Online Streaming Act.

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