Social Media

Letters For This Tag

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
If Bill C-10 isn’t a fireable offence, this interview should be. Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is simply unable to respond coherently to basic... more
Steven Guilbeault
Bill C-10
Social Media
Canadian Heritage
CRTC
YouTube
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
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault yesterday told the House of Commons Heritage Committee that his department would reduce the amount it allocates to... more
Media Wars
free press
Social Media
Facebook
cdnpoli
Around the world, governments are moving to correct an historical inequality that dates back to the birth of digital media platforms. In April 2020 alone,... more
Journalism
cdnpoli
media
Social Media
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans for a new digital charter for Canadians on Thursday morning in Paris, in a speech that covered the public's... more
Justin Trudeau
Social Media
propaganda
fake news
elxn2019
The unprecedented access to information in the Middle East and North Africa have had a great impact on the population and regimes. The population, largely... more
Yasser Harrak
Globalization
Middle East
North Africa
MENA
Arab Spring
Targuist Sniper
Morocco
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
UAE
Social Media
Facebook
propaganda
intelligence
protest movement
By Mark Blevis & David Coletto In August 2016, we explored how Canadians use the internet to discuss and debate politics, get their news, and what role... more
Internet
Politics
Social Media
Facebook
cdnpoli
public opinion
Abacus Data
fake news
propaganda
news media
Canada

Pages