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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 House of Commons Monday to limit the Heritage Committee to five hours to complete its work on Bill...

Heritage committee votes to limit CRTC social media regulatory powers

Media | 05/19/2021 5:52 pm EDT

The House of Commons’ Heritage Committee resumed its work on the government's update to the Broadcasting Act by narrowly voting to restrict the CRTC’s regulatory powers in...

Heritage and Justice ministers to appear before CHPC to address charter concerns

Media | 05/10/2021 6:25 pm EDT

The House of Commons’ Heritage Committee is moving forward with a charter...

Liberals pause move for new charter analysis of C-10

Media | 04/30/2021 7:09 pm EDT

A House of Commons Heritage committee debate on whether or not to have the Government's update to the broadcasting Broadcasting Act sent back to the Minister of Justice for charter compliance review -- after it removed a clause...

Amos, Dabrusin, van Koesverden in as new parlsecs

Media | 12/12/2019 3:23 pm EST

As the new Parliament gets up and running following the election of Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to a minority government, there are also some changes to the ranks of parliamentary secretaries as well.  The Prime Minister’s...

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...

Privacy protections ‘implicit’ in C-59: CSE

telecom | 02/14/2018 3:49 pm EST

OTTAWA — Representatives from the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), when asked Tuesday about...

Sidewalk Labs, civil liberties group register to lobby

Media | 01/08/2018 4:14 pm EST

Alphabet Inc.’s Sidewalk Labs kicked off the new year by registering to...

BPF registers to lobby amidst consumer group funding concerns

Media | 12/14/2017 2:25 pm EST

A few months after the emergence of a proposal asking the CRTC to shift...

Broadcast lobbying jumped ahead of Creative Canada release

Media | 10/24/2017 6:20 pm EDT

Creative organizations stepped up and added to a surge in lobbying activity...

Telus leads in end-of-summer lobbying activity

Media | 09/25/2017 5:31 pm EDT

Telus Corp. was far and away the busiest industry stakeholder when it came to...

Telecom, broadcasting lobbying hits July lag

Media | 08/16/2017 3:41 pm EDT

July lobbying activity was affected by the expected summer slowdown that comes with Parliament not...

U.S. broadcasters look to resume retransmission row

Media | 07/21/2017 2:52 pm EDT

A group of American TV stations seems to be renewing its efforts to put compensation for signals...

Joly notes creator ‘anxiety’ over CRTC licence renewal decision

Media | 06/09/2017 4:52 pm EDT

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly acknowledged the “anxiety” members of...

Facebook, Google not ‘arbiters of truth,’ committee hears

Media | 02/15/2017 12:24 am EST

OTTAWA — Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Canada told members of Parliament Tuesday they don’t see themselves as “arbiters of truth” in the ongoing challenge to address the problem of false news stories being shared via their respective platforms, but that they are increasing the measures they take to stem the flow. “Facebook strongly believes in giving people a voice and that we cannot become arbiters of truth ourselves, so we are approaching this problem carefully, launching tests and learning from our experiences,”...

CIPF criticism ‘misleading,’ Blais tells committee

Media | 10/20/2016 8:55 pm EDT

OTTAWA — CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais defended the rationale and timing of the regulator’s controversial decision to change the eligibility requirements to access certified independent...