Through Bill C-18, the Trudeau government trying to force technology companies to pay news media companies for using their content. Except news companies willingly use tech platforms to share and promote their content. In response to Bill C-18, Google is trying out ways to limit access to news content, similar to what Facebook and other companies did to protest a similar law in Australia. Former CRTC vice-chair Peter Menzies joins The Andrew Lawton Show live to discuss.
Plus, Trudeau’s national security advisor has testified that the prime minister was briefed multiple times on Chinese interference into Canadian elections, despite downplaying such briefings.