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C-11: Transport committee pre-study concludes; Second reading starts in Senate

By Amanda OYEOTTAWA - Today and yesterday witnesses stressed the importance of getting Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, right to members of the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications - right for both broadcasters navigating a changing media landscape and for content creators who have built careers around the way things work online now.

Brad Danks, CEO of OUTtv spoke about the difficulties they have faced negotiating carriage on some online platforms and specified what he believes is needed is for the CRTC to be a backstop in the online environment as it currently is for Canada's traditional broadcasting system....