What is bill 96?
The controversial Bill 96, which enacts French language reform laws across Quebec, is making non-French-speaking immigrants like Alena Matushina reconsider their future in the province. By Alena Matushina May 25, 2022. Alena Matushina. ( Photograph by Tara De Boer)
What are the new laws in Canada?
20 new laws this session
- Bill C-4, COVID-19 Response Measures Act (October 10, 2020)
- Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy) (November 19, 2020)
- Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) (March 17, 2021)
Is Canadian news regulated?
Regulation. The Canadian government regulates media ownership and the state of media through the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.
What is Bill c11 Canada 2022?
Bill C-11 expands the Broadcasting Act that grants the CRTC regulatory powers over radio and television to cover all audiovisual content on the Internet, including content on platforms like Tik Tok, YouTube, Spotify, and podcast clients.
What is bill C 30 Canada?
The Act requires the implementation of reporting and other requirements for regulated entities, who are financial service providers and those that engage in businesses, professions or activities susceptible to being used for money laundering or terrorist financing.
What is bill C 36 Canada?
An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act and to make related amendments to another Act (hate propaganda, hate crimes and hate speech)
Who controls the news in Canada?
Apart from a limited number of community broadcasters, media in Canada are primarily owned by a small number of companies: Bell, Corus, Rogers, Quebecor and the government-owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Does Canada have freedom of the press?
Canada believes freedom of expression is at the core of human individuality and is one of the essential foundations of a safe and prosperous society.
What is Bill c17?
Bill C-17: An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.
Has budget 2021 passed in Canada?
Canada’s first budget implementation bill, which includes several tax measures from the 2021 budget, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2021 and is now law. Bill C-30 also includes previously announced tax measures, including measures from the 2020 fall economic update and the 2019 federal budget.
What is Canada’s new media streaming law all about?
Article content Canadian lawmakers passed a controversial bill that aims to regulate programming distributed by media streaming services and social platforms like Facebook and YouTube, a measure that critics warn could infringe on individual speech.
What’s new in Canada’s new anti-discrimination law?
Canadian senators have passed a new law which explicitly prohibits discrimination against transgender Canadians and affords them protection against hate crimes. Are Canada’s gun laws too convoluted?
Why is YouTube opposed to Canada’s new copyright law?
YouTube, a unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc., portrays its opposition to the legislation as a defense of independent content producers. “The rules around what is considered Canadian content are complex and it is very difficult to qualify,” Jeanette Patell, head of public policy at YouTube Canada, wrote in a June 2 blog post.
What do Justin Trudeau’s new broadcasting reforms mean for Canadians?
Trudeau’s new broadcasting reforms are the first of a multi- pronged plan by the governing Liberals to regulate and tax digital firms. They also plan to require social media platforms to fund Canadian news outlets and crack down on online hate speech.