The biggest threat to freedom of the free press is its slow-motion extinction, caused by the flight of ad dollars to platforms like Facebook.
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault, pictured on Feb. 3 at West Block, clarified the government's position on the broadcast review panel's report amid concerns Ottawa would impose licensing requirements on news outlets that would undermine their editorial independence. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Last week, an expert panel tasked with modernizing Canada’s communications laws issued its final report.
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While the conditions for Liberal longevity might not have been ripe, Liberal strategist Charles Bird says late former prime minister John Turner came to the leadership when 'he was already something of a living legend.'
'Writing this book has brought me close to Canadians and the wonder of our national diversity. This prize is the icing on the amazing cake that has been my life': former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency, he will be constrained in the use of unilateral tariffs, say experts, while Donald Trump's re-election may leave Canada once again targeted by national security tariffs.