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YouTube, TikTok working to ensure C-11 doesn’t harm creators using their platforms

YouTube says currently, C-11 could harm Canadian content creators OTTAWA – YouTube is warning Bill C-11, known as the Online Streaming Act, could harm Canadian digital creators. A Canadian Press story, published in multiple news outlets, says a briefing “provided on a not-for-attribution basis” indicates the platform believes C-11 risks downgrading the popularity of Canadian content abroad thereby cutting into Canadian YouTubers’ earnings. “YouTube fears the measures in the proposed Online Streaming Act, designed to promote Canadian content, could skew the algorithm they and other digital platforms use to match content with viewers’ personal preferences,” the story reads. This is...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.