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Senators add audience interest in broadcasting act objectives which could ease discoverability concerns

News | 12/01/2022 1:40 pm EST
Senator Leo Housakos during Question Period in the Red Chamber Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 (screenshot via SenVu).

Senators voted to add a clause in Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, to state that Canada’s broadcasting policy goals must “reflect and be responsive to the preferences and interests of various audiences,” which Canadian Heritage department officials said could interact with discoverability requirements.

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