HALIFAX – Eastlink said today it will present a special day of programming on its local community stations on June 21st celebrating the cultures and contributions of our First Nations,... Continue Reading
By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – In a meeting hastily scheduled Wednesday afternoon for Wednesday afternoon and evening, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage held a four hour meeting on Bill... Continue Reading
CAB says Bill C-10 delays creating “domino effect” pushing back promised legislation to help news outlets TORONTO and OTTAWA — News Media Canada, representing hundreds of print and digital news... Continue Reading
An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Dear Prime Minister,
We are Canadian broadcasting, telecommunications, and entertainment lawyers, with decades of experience advising clients on the rules and regulations that govern the Canadian broadcasting system.
We feel compelled to write this open letter in an effort to dispel certain misleading statements that are being disseminated relating to Bill C-10, specifically how it could impact the way in which Canadians use the Internet.
The Broadcasting Act (the “Act”) was last updated three decades ago at a time when smartphones and Internet-based media streaming services like Netflix or media sharing platforms like YouTube didn’t…
USING GOOGLE’S OFFICIAL CANADA blog, Jeanette Patell, head of public policy for YouTube Canada, posted a statement today about Bill C-10, the bill which would modernize the Broadcasting Act, in... Continue Reading
OTTAWA — The Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) announced today it has selected 21 stations across Canada that will receive funding through the federal government’s Local Journalism Initiative. Funded... Continue Reading