CHPC Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Thomas Owen Ripley and Drew Olsen answered questions.
The Committee resumed clause-by-clause consideration on Clause 7 of the Bill.
“9.2 An online undertaking that provides a social media service is deemed not to exercise programming control over programs uploaded by any user of the social media service who is not the provider of the service or the provider’s affiliate, or the agent or mandatary of either of them.”
After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Alain Rayes and it was agreed to.
“9.2 (1) The Commission shall, for each regulation or order made, or condition imposed, under this Act in relation to an online undertaking, obtain an independent legal opinion as to whether any of the provisions of the regulation, order or condition are inconsistent with the protections provided to Canadians by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, particularly those relating to freedom of speech under paragraph 2(b).
(2) The Commission shall publish the independent legal opinion on its website within 10 days after obtaining it and shall cause it to be published in the Canada Gazette.”
Debate arose thereon.
At 11:40 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:26 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Martin Shields moved, — That the committee do now adjourn.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Scott Aitchison, Lyne Bessette, Martin Champoux, Julie Dabrusin, Anthony Housefather, Marci Ien, Tim Louis, Heather McPherson, Alain Rayes, Martin Shields, Kevin Waugh — 11;
NAYS: — 0.
At 1:13 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.