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Broadcasters’ association, Corus, add new lobby registrations

Media | 08/24/2018 11:33 am EDT

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters registered to lobby the federal government on its review of the Copyright Act in July, which was otherwise a sleepy month in telecom and media government relations. Graham McLaughlin and Mark Resnick of McMillan Vantage registered to communicate with “public office holders with respect to the potential impact on the broadcasting sector as a result of changes of the framework for copyright in Canada.” The Copyright Act review kicked off in December, with the House industry committee holding meetings to hear from various groups this spring....

Motion seeking to enshrine net neutrality into law passes

Media | 05/24/2018 12:56 pm EDT

A motion asking the government to consider enshrining the concept of net neutrality into law passed unanimously in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The motion, introduced in the House by Liberal MP John Oliver, went through its first hour of debate in March without...

Gov’t shouldn’t allow FairPlay regime: House committee

telecom | 05/09/2018 6:12 pm EDT

The House ethics committee said that if the CRTC rules in favour of a...

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...

NDP targets net neutrality, data and privacy rights in new motion

telecom | 03/28/2018 7:21 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Members of the federal NDP introduced a sweeping motion...

Liberals signal interest in enshrining net neutrality in law

Media | 02/06/2018 7:24 pm EST

OTTAWA — The idea of of explicitly making net neutrality part of...