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Bryan Adams Get Private PM Audience To Jam and Lobby on Copyright

The Toronto Star and National Post reports that Bryan Adams was quietly invited to a private meeting at the Prime Minister's residence, offering the chance for a jam session and some lobbying on copyright.

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May 21, 2010 11 comments Must Reads

PMO Issues The Order: Canadian DMCA Bill Within Six Weeks

Months of public debate over the future of Canadian copyright law were quietly decided earlier this week, when sources say the Prime Minister's Office reached a verdict over the direction of the next copyright bill.  The PMO was forced to make the call after Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore and […]

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May 5, 2010 175 comments News

Harper to Answer Questions on YouTube

Prime Minister Harper will be answering questions on YouTube over the next week, providing a chance to raise digital strategy issues in a digital environment

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March 10, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Anti-Spam, Lawful Access To Die With Parliament Prorogation

Reports this morning indicate that the government plans to prorogue Parliament, effectively shutting it down until March. One of the effects of prorogation is that all bills that have not received royal assent die and must be restarted from the beginning when a new Parliament begins.  While the government can […]

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December 30, 2009 16 comments News

The Globe on Ottawa’s High Tech Plan

The Globe reports on a May meeting of PM Harper, Industry Minister Tony Clement and 15 Canadian tech execs.  Clement promised a tech strategy by year-end.

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August 3, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads