CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age
A complete guide to the regulations on the table in Heritage Canada’s review
As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed. Proposals for a “Netflix tax,” an Internet Service Provider (ISP) tax and extending the kind of regulations that are currently in place for traditional TV to streaming services have been floated, drawing both support and criticism.
In a constantly changing industry where companies can be streaming services, ISPs and traditional broadcasters and TV service providers all at once, the impact of such changes will be complex. This report is the most comprehensive — but concise — primer you’ll find on the subject.