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Canada: Minister stymies Rogers/Shaw merger

Canada’s industry minister has said he will not approve the planned C$26 billion (€19.1bn) merger between multiplay telcos Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications but suggested a revised agreement may be possible. In a statement, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, noted that later in the week, the parties to the transaction will begin […]

October 26, 2022By Colin Mann

Canada consults on copyright reform

The Government of Canada is consulting with Canadians and stakeholders to ensure Canada’s copyright framework for online intermediaries reflects the evolving digital world. Building on the stakeholder engagement and committee reports from the 2019 Parliamentary Review of the Copyright Act and other research, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable François-Philippe […]

April 15, 2021By Colin Mann