Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, Canadians expect us to be there to support our artists, our creators and our cultural industry. We know how worrisome it is to see the power and prominence of web giants that do not su...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, all of us, all MPs from all parties, agree that we must help the cultural sector. I asked the Prime Minister a very simple question.

Are the people who defend freedom of expressi...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, I understand that the member for Richmond—Arthabaska is in a rather difficult position, because Quebeckers and Canadians remember only too well the Conservative government's attacks ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is unable to answer questions, so I will give him a concrete example.

There are two artists in my riding who have more than 500,000 subscribers on YouTube and ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, I can assure the member and the Canadian content creators in his riding that an individual using social media platforms will never be considered a broadcaster under this bill.

Th...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, the problem is the Prime Minister has not read the bill. That is not what the bill says, and that is certainly not what the heritage minister has been saying in all the interviews he h...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, that is completely false. Freedom of expression is explicitly protected by this law and by our Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It is not negotiable for our government or for anyone els...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, nearly one-third of travellers are being deemed exempt from the hotel quarantine requirement. Obviously, exceptions should be made for certain people, such as essential workers, but on...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, it has been more than a year now since we closed our borders to almost all travellers arriving in Canada. We restricted travel significantly, and that has worked. Travel is down to les...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, the tests that quarantined travellers are required to take are poorly managed as well.

The Prime Minister contracted a private company called Switch Health to manage travellers' ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, we acknowledged that a service provider was experiencing some challenges. We are working with this company and are also looking for alternatives.

Everyone should be served well, ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, online content that a Canadian creates in Canada is Canadian content, period. For the Liberal government to dictate which posts are visible and which ones are hidden based on some absu...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, Bill C-10 aims to level the playing field between creators and web giants. It requires big foreign streamers to provide information on the revenues in Canada, financially contribute to...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, experts are saying otherwise.

Canadian culture should be determined by the Canadian people, not the government. To censor online content based on a narrow definition of “Canadi...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, protecting Canadian content and supporting Canadian artists is a long-standing way that we do things in Canada, and have done things extraordinarily successfully. The requirement of br...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, 88,000 travellers managed to skip out on the government's border measures. That is like a city the size of Peterborough. The government does not know if they quarantined at home or if ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, we have all heard the exact same concerns from the Conservative Premier of Ontario, whom the Leader of the Opposition is continuing to support and enhance in his messages.

The re...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, throughout the past year, we have heard that the airline industry has been hit hard.

Workers, regional routes and the viability of airports across the country have been affected ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for Halifax West for his important question and for his work.

We know that workers in the aviation sector have done critical work during this pandemic. We...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, millions of hours of Canadian content is uploaded onto the Internet by Canadians every single month.

Now the Prime Minister wants to pass a bill that would allow his Canadiana cz...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, once again, Conservatives demonstrate that they have no understanding and no appreciation of the Canadian cultural industry.

The thousands upon thousands of jobs created by Canad...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, I guess the Prime Minister will have to censor this debate out of the record, if he says it is misinformation.

It comes down to who decides. Who decides what Canadian content wil...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, Bill C-10 aims to level the playing field between creators and web giants. It requires big foreign streamers to provide information on their revenues in Canada, financially contribute ...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister got off message and got back onto his script. I congratulate him for that.

Now he wants all Canadians to get on his script by giving an information czar over a...

Federal 2021

Mr. Speaker, for decades, Canadian content has been protected and promoted by rules that the CRTC enforces around radio stations playing more Canadian music so as to support the Canadian music indu...