Tag: Jurisdiction

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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The Silent Revolution of 2014: The Regulation of Telecoms

The present Government is known for presenting amazingly lengthy and complex budget implementation bills (BIAs) that often contain new policy directions that have never had a public airing. The current Bill C-43 does not disappoint in this regard: it vastly

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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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