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Amid allegations that the personal data of 50 million Facebook users was improperly accessed as part of a plot to influence voters ahead of the U.S. election, Canada’s Public Safety minister says the social media giant could be more forthcoming with governments when it comes to information about data security.
Most experts agreed that a medley of action is needed, both for funding the supply of, and improving the demand for, trusted news.
Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly is warning American internet giants to brace for new legislation that will crack down on threats to Canadian culture.
The proposed changes were unveiled in a new set of documents presented to China's National People’s Congress for deliberation later this week.
Columnist questions why Canadian politicians are unwilling to support newspapers when they already support broadcast media and magazines.
The deal comes as the broadcast industry grapples with disruption and industry players are calling for online streaming service regulation.
The funds, which will be handed out by one or more independent, non-governmental organizations, are far less than some had proposed.
FRIENDS' Executive Director says if you’re concerned about important policies like gender equity, housing, food security, reconciliation or job creation, you should be concerned about the pending collapse of Canadian journalism.
Canadian media and journalism are fighting for their lives and the federal government missed an opportunity to address this crisis in today’s budget.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting spokesperson, Ian Morrison will be available to comment on the budget after it is tabled tomorrow afternoon, specifically as it relates to the crisis facing local media and journalism.
FRIENDS wrote individual letters to the country's premiers, stating that provinces would receive more than $500-million in new revenue if proposed changes were made to what they see as a flaw in the Income Tax Act.
FRIENDS has reached out to Canada's Premiers appealing for them to urge Ottawa to close the tax loophole that encourages Canadian advertisers to spend on foreign online platforms, 80% of which ($4.4 billion per year) travels down a tax-free express lane straight to Google and Facebook in the US.
Jagmeet Siingh promises that if he is elected, he will force Netflix to pay taxes and that he will fight for tax fairness and stop the unfair advantage granted to internet giants.
AT&T looking at Trump influence on Time-Warner merger decision; seeks antitrust chief as witness by Gaspard Sebag & David McLaughlin
The head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, who is suing to block AT&T Inc.’s proposed takeover of Time Warner Inc., said he didn’t discuss the proposed merger with President Donald Trump, whose criticism of the entertainment company’s CNN has sparked speculation that he influenced the decision to seek to block the deal.
Daniel Bernhard has been appointed to the position of Executive Director and Spokesperson of the watchdog group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.
Columnist says the federal government is ignoring practical solutions that would help struggling newspapers at little cost to the public purse.
Canadian heritage minister MélanieJoly has moves to allay fears over the recently announced Netflix Canada deal and in particular its impact on French-Canadian culture.
Broadcaster Jesse Wente appointed first director of Canada's new Indigenous Screen Office by Craig Takeuchi
On January 31, Toronto-based broadcaster and cultural-industry leader Jesse Wente was announced as the first director of Canada's Indigenous Screen Office.
The Canadian heritage minister said the federal government is still considering how to best deal with international streaming services, like Netflix, as part of a broader overhaul of Canada’s Broadcasting Act.
This full-page ad, supported by hundreds of Canadians, was placed in "Canada's Politics and Government Newspaper".
RELATED: Jan 26, 2017 — Publication — The Deductibility of Foreign Internet Advertising
The thesis of this paper is that advertising purchased on foreign internet-delivered media that act as broadcast and newspaper services should not continue to be deemed a deductible expense under the Canadian Income TaxAct (ITA).