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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Joint statement of the National Association of Broadcasters and Canadian Association of Broadcasters on Meta’s news blocking

In response to Meta blocking news on Facebook and Instagram for Canadian users after the passage of Canada’s Online News Act, the following joint statement can be attributed to NAB Presiden...

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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 applauds passage of Bill C-18 in support of our vital Canadian news organizations

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) welcomes the passage of Bill C-18, the Online News Act. This much-needed legislation will ensure that our homegrown news businesse...

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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...

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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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