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Senate begins C-10 analysis with broad debate 

Media | 06/24/2021 10:41 am EDT

Senators are looking beyond the free speech issues raised by critics of the revised Broadcasting Act and instead are focusing on what some senators say are other problems arising from the bill, as C-10 crawls its way to the finish line. “Despite what you may have read...

Yale responds to criticism about review panel consumer reps

Media | 11/01/2018 2:29 pm EDT

OTTAWA – Conservative senators doubled-down on a previously-raised concern with the makeup of the Liberal government's expert panel reviewing Canada's communications laws, telling panel members testifying before the Senate's transport and communications committee Wednesday...

Broadcast, telecom acts review panel kicks off consultation

telecom | 09/25/2018 5:31 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The expert panel in charge of reviewing Canada’s...

Senators asked to champion net neutrality in comms laws review

Media | 09/18/2018 6:38 pm EDT

OTTAWA -- Lawmakers need to make net neutrality a major priority and...

Senate committee calls for study of online ad tax deductibility

Media | 08/21/2018 4:10 pm EDT

The Senate transport and communications committee said Tuesday the...

Media sector, senator back change to ad tax exemption

Media | 06/06/2018 3:47 pm EDT

OTTAWA — A proposal to eliminate a tax exemption for advertising on foreign digital media received...

Privacy, cybersecurity, spectrum key for connected cars: senators

telecom | 01/30/2018 7:17 pm EST

Earmarked spectrum, cybersecurity improvements and increased privacy watchdog powers are among the recommendations of a report released on Monday by the Senate standing...

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...

Senators going to U.K. as part of CBC review

Media | 02/03/2015 7:59 pm EST

Five Canadian senators are going to the United Kingdom this month on a "fact-finding mission" as part of a study on the difficulties faced by CBC/Radio Canada. The Senate's transport and communications standing...