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"This week’s Bill C-11 streaming ruling acts as if consumers, competition, and affordability are irrelevant issues that are at best someone else’s concern. The result is that Canadians have been largely removed from broadcasting and Internet policy at the regulator, expected to pay up and shut up." - Michael Geist on this week’s CRTC ruling.

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Episode Title: Compromised Canada

Teaser: The CRTC taxes 5% of streaming giants’ revenues, the UCP asks the public for input on auto insurance, and speed limit reductions in BC show the need for careful city planning. Also, Canadian parliamentarians could be compromised by foreign powers.

Recorded Date: June 8, 2024

Release Date: June 9, 2024

Duration: 52:51

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