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Chair of Senate committee studying C-11 defends his fundraising letter against the bill

Briefs | 10/20/2022 3:44 pm EDT
Senator Leo Housakos during Question Period in the Red Chamber Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 (screenshot via SenVu).

The chair of the Senate Transport and Communications Committee is under attack for sending out a fundraising letter against the Online Streaming Act while the bill is before the committee. Senator Leo Housakos was taken to task by Senator Yuen Pau Woo, of the Independent Senators Group, during Question Period in the Red Chamber Wednesday.

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