Tag: Broadcasting Act

Some Modest Proposals for Legislative Change

Friday and Saturday of last week, I attended a conference Rebooting Canada’s Communications Legislation: A conference to examine changes to Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications legislation, hosted by the University of Ottawa’s Centre on Governance and the Forum for Research and Policy

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Pick and Pay: Escape from the Walled Garden

The decision of the CRTC to require the unbundling of cable, satellite and wireline delivered broadcasting is the single most radical decision that the CRTC has made since the forced sale of American interests in Canadian radio and TV stations

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CRTC vs. Netflix: The Broadcasting Act may not apply to Programming on the Internet

The following is an articleI wrote that appeared in the Comments section of the Financial Post on September 30, 2014. CRTC vs. Netflix: The disruptive power of the Internet Philip Palmer, Special to Financial Post  The government authority and justification in

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