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Heritage Committee summons Google execs over news blocking

Internet and Governance | 02/28/2023 4:46 pm EST

The House of Commons Heritage committee voted Tuesday to summon top executives from Alphabet Inc.'s Google to appear before the committee on Mar. 6, days after the Canadian Press reported that the tech giant had begun blocking some news content in response to the...

Clock runs out on C-10 debate, Conservative motion requiring CRTC legal opinions on regs fails

Media | 06/10/2021 7:34 pm EDT

Time ran out on Bill C-10 debate -- after the Liberals and Bloc Québécois teamed up to pass a time allocation “gag order” in the House of Commons earlier this week -- as...

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...

UPDATED: Conservatives reject new C-10 charter statement

Media | 05/13/2021 2:21 pm EDT

The Conservative Party Thursday accused the Liberals of “trying to hide...

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 that critics feel would bring individual social media users content under regulation and hinder their freedom of expression -- was put on hold after Liberals moved to adjourn the debate. Meanwhile a stakeholder in the music sector is...