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Bill C-10 only a ‘temporary approach’ to regulating online services: Friends

Media | 02/05/2021 5:39 pm EST

In a preliminary study on the government's overhaul of the Broadcasting Act through Bill C-10, watchdog group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Friday submitted a number of...

Iristel, EBox, DHX among new lobby registrations

Media | 02/21/2017 9:54 pm EST

The start of the new year was marked by new registrations for new and not-so-new companies and groups in the federal lobbyists’ registry. Iristel Inc. registered to lobby the federal government as of Jan. 13 with consultant Eric Rothschild, who, according to the registry filing “will discuss with CRTC staff & Commissioners and staff at Innovation, Science and Economic Development potential funding available for telecommunications infrastructure.” Rothschild will also be speaking to the CRTC about “telecommunications services and policy...

Heritage’s CanCon review could take a decade to play out, panel hears

Media | 05/05/2016 10:06 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The results of the sweeping review of Canadian content in a digital age announced by Heritage Canada last week could take 10 years to materialize, University of Ottawa law professor...