Tag: Online News Act

FRIENDS leading Meta boycott over news blocking

Public broadcasting and Canadian culture advocate FRIENDS is leading a boycott of Facebook and Instagram, in response to Meta's move to block news on...

Meta confirms end of news availability in Canada

Meta has confirmed it has begun the process of ending news availability in Canada on Facebook and Instagram, ahead of the implementation of the...

Bill C-18 passage lauded as Meta confirms end of news availability...

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is among the organizations applauding the passage of Bill C-18, the Online News Act, as Meta confirms it...

Meta testing news blocking in Canada in response to Bill C-18

Content from news outlets, including news publishers and broadcasters, will not be available on Facebook and Instagram in Canada if Bill C-18, the Online...

Community TV groups call for C-18 amendments to include non-profit, small...

The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) and the Fédération des télévisions communautaires autonomes du Québec (the Fédération) have expressed concern...

Online & Digital Media News – Independent publishers push for amendments...

Canadaland, Arsenal Media, Overstory Media Group, Discourse Community Publishing, Indiegraf, Metro Media, Narcity Media and Vocal Fry Studios, are among a coalition of more...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Online News Act introduced

Canadian Heritage Min. Pablo Rodriguez has introduced Bill C-18, the Online News Act, which would establish a new legislative and regulatory framework aimed at...