Senate Conservatives stall Bill C-11, insist government accept Upper Chamber’s amendments
The controversial Online Streaming Act, which the House first passed last June, is back in the Senate again, and is expected to be voted on this week.
Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, pictured recently in a Hill scrum, told members of the Senate Transport and Communications Committee last November: 'When it comes to this bill, the platforms are in; the users are out. This bill is simply about platforms paying their fair share toward our culture.' But the Conservatives aren't buying it. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade