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Be ‘wary’ of regulating online speech: Facebook

Media | 01/22/2019 5:57 pm EST

While online misinformation needs to be taken seriously, that doesn’t mean the government should begin regulating speech online, Facebook Inc. is telling the panel leading the government’s review of the broadcasting and telecom acts. It said there are three types of...

Canadian Heritage gets new deputy minister

Media | 09/21/2018 4:00 pm EDT

Hélène Laurendeau will be the new deputy minister at Canadian Heritage, the Prime Minister’s Office announced Friday afternoon. Laurendeau is currently deputy minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, a role she’s held since April 2016. Laurendeau has worked across a wide swath of departments, including the Public Service Commission, Treasury Board, Privy Council Office (PCO) and Justice Canada, although this will be her first time at Heritage. She will replace Heritage’s current deputy minister Graham Flack, who is moving over to become deputy minister of...

Telus leads in end-of-summer lobbying activity

Media | 09/25/2017 5:31 pm EDT

Telus Corp. was far and away the busiest industry stakeholder when it came to...

Changes ahead for ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ as terms of trade expires

Media | 08/25/2017 5:06 pm EDT

While online discussion forums are rife with debate — and more often, complaints — about why Canadians can’t access popular American television shows legally online, Canadian content producers...

ISED PS Lametti hot property for April lobbying

Media | 05/23/2017 3:30 pm EDT

The parliamentary secretary to the innovation minister was a popular target for lobbyists last month, as...