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The Senate Bill C-10 debate wrapped up yesterday with several speeches and a vote to send the bill to committee for further study. Given that the Senate... more
Bill C-10
CRTC
Social Media
free speech
cdnpoli
Michael Geist
David Adams Richards
Yesterday was not a good day for those who still believe that democratic ideals matter. The day began with an iPolitics-sponsored debate featuring MPs who have... more
Bill C-10
democracy
Social Media
free speech
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
Earlier this week, Bloc leader Yves-François Blanchet called for a “gag order” on Bill C-10, which would limit debate on the bill using a process known as time... more
Bill C-10
Social Media
free speech
Steven Guilbeault
small business
cdnpoli
Bill C-10 was once again a major topic of discussion during Question Period in the House of Commons yesterday, with questions focusing on the broad scope of... more
Bill C-10
Social Media
cdnpoli
free speech
Michael Geist
Last night, Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault posted a remarkable tweet that should heighten concerns about Bill C-10, forthcoming online harms... more
Bill C-10
Social Media
free speech
Steven Guilbeault
cdnpoli
The uproar over Bill C-10 has rightly focused on the government’s decision to remove safeguards for user generated content from the bill. Despite insistence... more
Steven Guilbeault
Bill C-10
Social Media
free speech
CRTC
TikTok
Instagram
YouTube
cdnpoli
My new Macleans op-ed notes that government legislation tends to attract a wide range of responses. Some bills grab the spotlight and become sources of heated... more
free speech
Social Media
Bill C-10
cdnpoli
Days after the government removed legal safeguards designed to ensure the CRTC would not regulate user generated content as part of Bill C-10, its Broadcasting... more
Bill C-10
Broadcasting reform
Social Media
free speech
Copyright law
CRTC
Section 4.1
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Liberal Party
Steven Guilbeault
Canadian Heritage
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage last month and was asked by Liberal MP Tim Louis about... more
Bill C-10
Steven Guilbeault
Social Media
free speech
CRTC
cdnpoli
When I was a small boy, the terms “politically correct” and its negative “politically incorrect” did not exist.  Indeed, insults were frequently a part of... more
politically correct
politically incorrect
manners
free speech
hate speech
University
The Economist
Bill Mayer
California State Polytechnic University
Concordia University
Macleans Magazine
Yale University
New York Times
The Guardian
Muslim
Jewish