Take a look at some or our recent news and updates about what we are doing to advocate on behalf of Canada’s private broadcasters

News publishers and broadcasters call for Competition Bureau investigation into news blocking

News Media Canada, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters and CBC/Radio-Canada (“the applicants”) have applied to Canada’s Competition Bureau to investigate Meta’s abuse of its dominant posi...

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Meta ending news availability shows tangible disregard for democracy

Meta’s decision to end news availability in Canada in the coming weeks shows the company’s tangible disregard for democracy and its willingness to allow misinformation to thrive instead of paying ...

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The CAB condemns Google and Meta’s threats to block news for Canadians

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) condemns Google and Meta’s threats to block news for Canadians as part of their ongoing attempts to subvert the newly passed Online News Act, Bill C-18...

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Meta’s news blocking highlights need for Bill C-18, the Online News Act

As Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has joined the ranks of Google in blocking news for Canadians on their platforms in response to Bill C-18, the power imbalance in the Canadian ne...

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Op-Ed: Google’s willingness to block Canadians’ access to news underscores need for Bill C-18

Op-ed by CAB President Kevin Desjardins as published in The Hill Times

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CAB statement on Google censoring news from Canadians’ online searches in response to Bill C-18

As the national voice of Canada’s private broadcasters, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) sees Google’s tactic to limit news content for some users in Canada as reinforcing why Bill C...

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