Plus, Ana Krstanovic recently left Liberal Whip Mark Holland’s office, and the Hill at large, and is now a senior consultant with Hill + Knowlton Strategies.
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan, pictured in Ottawa on Feb. 27, 2020, has hired Blake Oliver to tackle policy files around oil and gas and pipelines in his office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan has a new policy adviser, with Blake Oliver recently joining his team fresh from Transport Minister Omar Alghabra’s office.
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Pressure is mounting on the Canadian government to back the waiver as it has received support from the U.S. and more than 30 Liberal MPs are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to champion the initiative.
The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.