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ISP tax possible as part of CanCon review, Joly says

Media | 11/17/2016 10:12 pm EST

OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly said Thursday that imposing a tax on Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to fund cultural content remains a possible outcome of her sweeping review of Canadian content in a digital age. “This is one of the scenarios that was presented during the public consultations. At the same time, I’m very much aware of the accessibility issue,” she said, noting the cost of telecommunications services, during a question-and-answer session with Policy Options editor-in-chief Jennifer Ditchburn at the International...