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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...

Libs now seek to restrict CRTC social media powers, Bloc says enough with filibustering

Media | 05/07/2021 6:39 pm EDT

After saying it would address concerns around freedom of expression and the regulation of social media user content in its overhaul of the Broadcasting Act known as Bill C-10,...

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...