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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 39
Friday, June 4, 2021, 1:17 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jacques Maziade, Legislative Clerk
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
• Naaman Sugrue, Procedural Clerk
• Émilie Thivierge, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Thomas Owen Ripley, Director General, Broadcasting, Copyright and Creative Marketplace Branch
• Drew Olsen, Senior Director, Marketplace and Legislative Policy
• Kathy Tsui, Manager, Industrial and Social Policy, Broadcasting, Copyright and Creative Marketplace Branch
• Patrick Smith, Senior Analyst, Marketplace and Legislative Policy
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Thomas Owen Ripley answered questions.

The committee resumed its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

The Committee resumed clause-by-clause consideration on Clause 7 of the Bill, as amended.

Pursuant to the order adopted by the committee on Friday, October 23, 2020, the following amendment, submitted by Paul Manly for the consideration of the committee, was deemed moved:

That Bill C-10, in Clause 7, be amended by adding after line 19 on page 8 the following:

“9.2 This Act does not apply in respect of

(a) programs that are uploaded to an online undertaking that provides a social media service by a user of the service — who is not the provider of the service or the provider’s affiliate, or the agent or mandatary of either of them — for transmission or retransmission over the Internet and reception by other users of the service, except where the Canadian creator of a program has voluntarily chosen to be subject to the Act for discoverability purposes; and

(b) online undertakings whose broadcasting consists only of such programs, except where the Canadian creator of a program has voluntarily chosen to be subject to the Act for discoverability purposes.”

Debate arose thereon.

At 3:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Aimée Belmore
Clerk of the Committee