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Sales tax regime for digital services outdated: auditor general

Media | 05/07/2019 6:06 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Canadian companies that sell digital products which are subject to sales tax are “disadvantaged” by foreign companies who are exempt from the tax, according to one of the auditors behind a report released by the auditor general’s office Tuesday. Audit...

Broadcasters’ association, Corus, add new lobby registrations

Media | 08/24/2018 11:33 am EDT

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters registered to lobby the federal government on its review of the Copyright Act in July, which was otherwise a sleepy month in telecom and media government relations. Graham McLaughlin and Mark Resnick of McMillan Vantage registered to communicate with “public office holders with respect to the potential impact on the broadcasting sector as a result of changes of the framework for copyright in Canada.” The Copyright Act review kicked off in December, with the House industry committee holding meetings to hear from various groups this spring....