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UPDATED: Senators want incoming CRTC chair to testify about C-11

Briefs | 10/27/2022 5:41 pm EDT
Senator Leo Housakos during Question Period in the Red Chamber Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 (screenshot via SenVu).

Hopes that the government’s Online Streaming Act would receive quick passage in the Senate may be dashed by a proposal to delay voting until the Transport and Communications Committee gets to interview the new chair of the CRTC. Two members of the committee discussed the issue in the Senate Question Period Wednesday. No new chair of the commission has yet been appointed.

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