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C-11 will “hang over the system until Supreme Court has spoken” over jurisdiction: Palmer

News | 05/31/2022 6:29 pm EDT
Former Dept. of Justice Senior General Counsel Philip Palmer speaks to the House of Commons Heritage Committee on May 31, 2022/ photo via ParlVu

A former senior general counsel at the Department of Justice has told members of parliament studying the Online Streaming Act that the bill “lacks a foundation in Canadian constitutional law” because internet streaming services do not transmit to the public by radio waves nor do they operate telecommunications facilities that cross provincial boundaries. 

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