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Tories take aim at future of CBC in leadership race

Media | 08/29/2022 3:37 pm EDT

The CBC/ Radio-Canada’s English services may have a target on its back, depending on who wins the Conservative leadership race, after three of the five candidates in the running said they want to defund the public broadcaster while the remaining two are calling for changes...

Conservative attempt to reintroduce C-10 social media exclusion fails

Media | 05/31/2021 5:48 pm EDT

The federal government’s Canadian Heritage Committee is holding firm on plans to subject social media to broadcasting regulations after it voted down a proposed amendment from the Conservative Party that would have compensated for social media’s exemption from Bill C-10. During Monday’s meeting, Conservative MP Alain Rayes brought forward an amendment to the bill that, if passed, would have specified that the revised Broadcasting Act “does not apply in respect of programs that are...

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...