Appeared in the Toronto Star on May 8, 2011 as Tory Majority Gives Ottawa A Crack At Breaking The Digital Logjam The election of a majority Conservative government has generated much speculation about the future of digital policies in Canada. It is hard to project precisely what will happen; given […]
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While the legislative process may be on hold, my weekly technology column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) notes the election campaign offers Canadians the chance to raise the profile of Internet and digital issues even further by voting for the Internet. The Internet is obviously not a political party, but a vote for the Internet means asking candidates for their views on the country’s top digital issues:
As the national election campaign launched five weeks ago, I wrote that "the election presents an exceptional opportunity to raise the profile of digital issues." While the economy unsurprisingly dominated much of the political discourse, each of the national parties unveiled platforms and positions that included some discussion of digital policy. With Canadians headed to the polls today, my weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, Ottawa Citizen version, homepage version) offers a scorecard on each party's digital policy positions.
Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 14, 2008 as Which Party is Ahead on the Digital Scorecard? Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on October 14, 2008 as Parties' Digital Policy Scorecard Heading Into Election Day As the national election campaign launched five weeks ago, I wrote that "the election […]