Radio & Television

CRTC chair weighs in on question of whether C-11 exempts social media users

TORONTO – CRTC chair Ian Scott told Ryerson students last Friday the Commission supports the approach of the government’s Bill C-11, known as the Online Streaming Act, and indicated he agrees with Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez’s assertion that it will not regulate user-generated content. In his speech, a copy of which was distributed by the CRTC today, Scott said that while some argue Bill C-11 will give the Commission the authority to regulate users’ content on social media sites, “That’s just not true. “As it’s drafted at the moment, the Bill draws a distinction between the users of social media,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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