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Rogers, Bell add junk food bill concerns to lobby efforts

Media | 04/25/2018 2:54 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. and BCE Inc. have registered to lobby the government on proposed Senate legislation, now moving through the House, to quell the impact of junk food advertising on children, joining critics who lobbied heavily in March about the bill they say will...

Senate committee to look into issue of tax on foreign ads

Media | 04/24/2018 5:58 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The chairman of the Senate transport and communications committee said Tuesday that he will look to hold hearings on the possibility of taxing advertising on non-Canadian internet platforms. “What I will undertake is that we will...talk about hearings that...

Facebook beefs up lobbying squad

Media | 03/21/2017 3:04 pm EDT

Facebook Inc. is increasing its government relations presence in Ottawa, with three new registrations filed with the lobbying commissioner’s office last month. According to the federal lobbyists’...