Radio & Television

Bill C-10: Yale, Geist clash over regulating foreign streamers

By Etan Vlessing OTTAWA – Janet Yale, chair of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Review (BTLR), on Monday argued the federal government’s proposed Bill C-10 is "future forward" legislation for the digital age as it seeks to embed increasingly dominant foreign online players in Canada's TV regulatory system as content curators. "It's a simple, effective way to bring online undertakings into the legislative framework and support cultural policy on a like-for-like basis," said Yale (right) on Monday during a virtual debate with University of Ottawa professor and Bill C-10 critic Michael Geist (left) during the Canadian Media Producers Association annual Prime...