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NDP’s McPherson moves to deputy Heritage critic, Masse remains with Innovation, gets deputy

Media | 10/29/2021 2:47 pm EDT

Two new faces will be stepping into critic roles for the NDP in the Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Industry files respectively, after the party announced its...

Heritage committee moves to table 2017 “Netflix deal”

Media | 06/14/2021 6:07 pm EDT

The Heritage Committee will be making the 2017 “Netflix deal” public after the NDP brought a motion to the committee compelling its disclosure. At Monday’s committee meeting -- the first since debate on Bill C-10 came to a conclusion -- NDP MP Heather McPherson brought forward a motion to have the Department of Canadian Heritage, along with the committee, table a copy of the initial agreement and any subsequent amendments between Canadian Heritage and Netflix Inc. signed in 2017 and entered into under the Investment Canada act. In September 2017, then-Heritage Minister Mélanie...

C-10 headed to HoC; Bloc adds 5 year review of act

Media | 06/11/2021 6:10 pm EDT

A debate which Canadian Heritage Committee chair Scott Simms has jokingly said was “so exciting we...

NDP says Libs are to blame for C-10 delays as HoC passes ‘gag order’

Media | 06/07/2021 6:26 pm EDT

The Liberals and the Bloc Québécois cooperated to pass a motion in the...