Timid legislation to get Canadian stories on streaming services, but no 'Netflix tax'

In January, a special advisory group headed by former media executive Janet Yale gave the Trudeau government a farsighted report on Canadian broadcasting in the internet age. 

The group recommended the government should: give the CBC a new mandate, tax online streaming services such as Netflix, and replace the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) with a new body designed for the current media environment. 


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