Criminalization

Bell Calls for Blocking and Criminalization of Copyright

Bell Canada has called on the government to support copyright and broadcast distribution reforms as a part of the NAFTA renegotiations. The carrier's proposal includes the creation of a CRTC-backed website blocking system and the criminalization of copyright. Bell is also supporting an overhaul of the current retransmission system for broadcasters. Specifically, the company wants...

Federal Justice Minister to Consider Criminalization of Distracted Driving

According to a new report from Global News, Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said that she is willing to discuss the criminalization of distracted driving. This would mean treating distracted driving offenses in a similar manner to impaired driving. Multiple provinces, including Quebec, British Columbia, and Manitoba, have all said that they would be willing to...