The broadcast regulator’s mandate is expanding beyond its control of terrestrial radio and TV to encompass internet-based streaming services through Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act.
It’s disgraceful but not surprising that government journalists at Trudeau’s CBC state broadcaster are quarrelling with independent journalists, trying to defend their patron against factual reporting.
In fact, para. 9.1(1)(e) of Bill C-11 gives Trudeau the power to alter the… https://t.co/t5nrbLJEfN
— Ezra Levant 🍁🚛 (@ezralevant) October 2, 2023
An inquiry of ministry by Conservative MP for Portage-Lisgar Branden Leslie asked the Canadian Radio-Television Commission (CRTC) to divulge any communications the agency had with the ministry of “Canadian Heritage, including the minister and the minister’s office, the Privy Council Office, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, since May 1, 2023.”
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— True North (@TrueNorthCentre) June 20, 2023
According to the response provided by the CRTC, there were too many communication records between the allegedly arms-length regulator and the feds to turn over within the statutory time limit, so none were disclosed.
— Holly Doan (@hollyanndoan) July 6, 2022
Bill C-11 forces streaming services operating in Canada, such as Netflix and YouTube, to limit the discoverability of content that is not deemed “Canadian” enough or not approved by the government.
If only more of Canada’s politicians spoke like this.
— Aaron Gunn (@AaronGunn) April 11, 2023
To sign the petition against Trudeau’s attempts to control what Canadians can see and say online, go to www.StopTheCensorship.ca.