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Industry Committee Launches New Study on Intellectual Property

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, fresh off its e-commerce study, kicks off a new study on intellectual property this morning. The study will apparently focus on “the important role of intellectual property in Canadian innovation and leading edge technology.” Today’s hearing will feature witnesses from CIPO and […]

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May 10, 2012 4 comments News

Industry Committee Releases E-commerce Study

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has released its final report on e-commerce in Canada (I appeared before the committee last October). The report has sixteen recommendations, but none are particularly innovative or surprising. They include emphasizing e-commerce in the forthcoming digital economy strategy, increasing affordability of Internet […]

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May 8, 2012 Comments are Disabled News

Full Transcript of My C-27 Committee Appearance

The full transcript of my appearance before the Industry Committee discussing Bill C-27 has now been posted online.

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June 25, 2009 1 comment Committees, News

Debating C-27: My Appearance Before the Industry Committee

Yesterday I appeared before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology to discuss Bill C-27, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act.  The Conservatives, NDP, and Bloc have also demonstrated strong support for the bill.  The Liberals have been cautious, indicating that they support the principle but expressing "significant concerns" about specific provisions.  My opening tried to address some of those concerns and the dialogue that followed led to a lively debate.  My opening statement is posted below.  Audio of the hearing available here (the transcript is not yet online).

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June 12, 2009 2 comments Committees, News

Industry Committee on Canada’s Science and Technology Strategy

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has commenced the hearings on Canada's science and technology policy.  There are a handful of submissions online including CIPPIC, Tracey Lauriault, Russell McOrmand, the BCLA, and the Canadian Association of Broadcasters.  My submission is posted below:

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April 23, 2008 2 comments Committees, News