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Broadcasters Should Not Censor Political Ads

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

Political speech is seemingly under attack from the last place we might expect: Canadian media broadcasters, that say parties can't use broadcasters' content in ads. Protecting copyright is not an illegitimate purpose, but this approach is less than ideal for political advertisements. Political parties rely on election advertising to persuade the electorate to vote for them. This political expression is a significantly important aspect of public discourse and should be accorded the highest priority and protection.

The Empire Grows

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B) has signed agreements worth about $700 million to buy unused wireless spectrum from Shaw Communicatio...

Shaw Posts Surprising Results

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Shaw Communications Inc. posted higher quarterly results Wednesday that beat analyst expectations, with the strongest performance coming fro...

Shares Down, Revenue Up At Shaw

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Alberta

Customer service and careful pricing are priorities across Shaw Communications' operations in fiscal 2013, CEO Brad Shaw said Thursday after the compa...

Althia Raj

Canadian Media 'Too Important' To Sell To Foreigners: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Business

Two-thirds of Canadians believe that foreign ownership of broadcast and cable companies would lead to less Canadian-made cultural content, a poll comm...

Google's Foray Into Streaming Movies Sets Up Battle With Canada's Telcos

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

Call it a sign of the times. The same week that video rental chain Blockbuster announced it is closing all its Canadian locations, Google announced...

Shaw Launches Netflix Rival

The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Shaw Communications is launching a competitor to premium movie channels like TMN and Movie Central and the online stre...