Post Tagged with: "c-10"

Conservative Senator Labels Facebook “Dangerous”

Kady O'Malley at Macleans notes that last week Conservative Senator Marjorie LeBreton was asked about the thousands of Canadians who have expressed their concern with Bill C-10 through a Facebook group.  Her response?  Honourable senators, I have been asked about Facebook before. I never look at Facebook because I do […]

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May 11, 2008 14 comments News

Liberals Threaten Election Over C-10

The Globe and Mail reports that the Liberals have vowed to amend Bill C-10, even if it triggers an election.

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May 1, 2008 2 comments News

Canadian Heritage Minister Appears Before Committee on C-10

Canadian Heritage Minister Josee Verner appeared yesterday before a Senate committee on C-10, acknowledging that there are only two films (which she could not name) that would not have received funding over the past five years under the proposed plan to grant her discretion to deny tax credits for "offensive" […]

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April 3, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

Bill C-10 and the Non-Existent Problem

When I posted my comments on Bill C-10 last week, I noted that Canadian Heritage Minister Josee Verner "says this will 'affect a very small number of the over 1000 productions that receive tax credits annually.'  Can she name these productions?."  The Toronto Star's Peter Howell has the answer – […]

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March 10, 2008 8 comments News

Senate Committee To Conduct Hearings on C-10

The Senate Banking Committee has issued a news release indicating that it will hear from the cultural community and the Minister of Canadian Heritage on the controversial issue of film tax credits and a Ministerial veto.

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March 7, 2008 Comments are Disabled News