In the aftermath of the “No iPod Tax” event earlier this week, the Liberals have come forward this morning with specific positions on Bill C-32. The announcement is welcome since it helps clarify where the party stands and specifically where compromise is needed if the bill is to be passed. […]
Archive for December 16th, 2010
C-32 Committee Hearings on Hold Until At Least Late January
Despite initial plans for a Bill C-32 hearing yesterday, the Legislative Committee postponed its scheduled hearing. The next hearing is unlikely to occur at least until January 31, 2011.
Anti-Spam Bill Receives Royal Assent
On May 11, 2004, the Government launched Canada’s Task Force on Spam. I was honoured to participate on the Task Force, which unanimously recommended anti-spam legislation its report issued on May 17, 2005. Yesterday – 2038 days after the release of the report – Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill, received […]
Manitoba Launches Consultation on Cell Phone Contracts
The Government of Manitoba’s Consumer Protection Office has launched a consultation on consumer cellphone contracts that includes questions on locked phones, early termination of service, and disclosure issues.