Bill C-18

Google Warns Bill C-18 Could Benefit Biased News Outlets

Google has warned the federal government that its Online News Act, known as Bill C-18 in Parliament, could inadvertently benefit non-authoritative news outlets and websites peddling biased narratives, such as Russian state-sponsored news agency Sputnik — reports Global News. The tech giant argues that the bill's definition of an eligible news source is so broad...

Minister Slams Facebook Over ‘Threat’ to Ban News Content in Canada

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez on Wednesday knocked Facebook parent Meta for not taking a platform-wide ban on viewing and sharing news in Canada off the table — reports The National Post. Earlier this month, the Liberal government announced the Online News Act, known as Bill C-18, to force online giants like social media apps to pay...