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Production sector to receive $50M in gov’t insurance support

Media | 09/25/2020 4:52 pm EDT

Independent producers will be able to access a $50 million insurance backstop to help get TV and film productions off the ground despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault said Friday. The Short-Term Compensation Fund for Canadian Audiovisual...

Interference related to 2019 election ‘very likely’: CSE

Media | 04/08/2019 10:01 am EDT

OTTAWA — It is now “very likely” that Canadians will face some form of cyber foreign interference, but it is “improbable” it will be on the scale of the 2016 United...

Sidewalk Labs, civil liberties group register to lobby

Media | 01/08/2018 4:14 pm EST

Alphabet Inc.’s Sidewalk Labs kicked off the new year by registering to...

Regulatory rejigs, cultural changes in store as Parliament resumes

Media | 09/18/2017 1:56 pm EDT

Everything old is new again when it comes to telecom and media issues...

Joly discusses NAFTA with creative sector

Media | 09/15/2017 3:58 pm EDT

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly met Friday with representatives from Canada’s creative industries to...

‘No compromise’ on NAFTA cultural exemptions: ministers

Media | 08/23/2017 5:27 pm EDT

Canada’s heritage and culture ministers are of one mind when it comes to...

Telecom, broadcasting lobbying hits July lag

Media | 08/16/2017 3:41 pm EDT

July lobbying activity was affected by the expected summer slowdown that comes with Parliament not sitting and politicians being spread out across the country in their ridings — but that didn’t mean groups weren’t active. On Monday, Heritage Minister Mélanie...

Cultural protection a NAFTA priority: Freeland

Media | 08/14/2017 5:00 pm EDT

Canada’s continued preservation of the provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...

U.S. politicians asking Canadian gov’t to reverse SimSub ban

Media | 12/08/2016 10:38 pm EST

Canada is violating its trade obligations by banning simultaneous substitution for the National Football League’s (NFL) Super Bowl, four United States politicians said in a letter to the...

Freeland says ball in E.U.’s court as future of CETA remains uncertain

telecom | 10/24/2016 9:03 pm EDT

Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland told reporters Monday that the decision last week to end discussions with the European Union over the Canada-European Union...

Tech-product tariffs scrapped under new WTO agreement

telecom | 07/05/2016 7:32 pm EDT

Tariffs on 201 tech- and information-related products are on their way to being eliminated as the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) expanded Information Technology Agreement came into force on Canada Day, the federal international trade minister announced Monday. The agreement “will benefit Canadian exporters of many products, including...

CETA legal review finished

telecom | 02/29/2016 6:17 pm EST

A legal review of a free trade deal with Europe has been completed, Canadian and European Union officials announced Monday, paving the way for the agreement to come into force next year. "We have responded to Canadians, EU citizens, and businesses with a fairer, more transparent, system," said a joint statement issued by EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Canadian International Trade Minister...

Intellectual property law changes stymie TPP support: survey

Media | 02/03/2016 6:46 pm EST

Canadians are less likely to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) if it changes Canadian copyright laws, suggested a survey on the free-trade agreement scheduled to be signed today in New...

Canada to sign TPP, but not necessarily ratify it: Freeland

Media | 01/25/2016 8:23 pm EST

A statement made Monday by International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland confirmed that Canada is going to sign onto the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) when the TPP group meets next...