Netflix should play by the rules that govern everyone else
By Sheila CoppsFeb. 4, 2019
Netflix insists that it should not be subject to the same regulations as other content carriers. The usual suspects are lining up on both sides of the Canadian content issue. The debate on Cancon is almost as old as the beginning of radio.
Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, pictured recently on Parliament Hill. The Hill Times photograph Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Netflix just hiked its Canadian prices by three dollars a month.
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