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M-168 Net neutrality

42nd Parliament, 1st Session

Motion Text

That the House: (a) recognize that the Internet has thrived due to net neutrality principles of openness, transparency, freedom, and innovation; (b) recognize that Canada has strong net neutrality rules in place that are grounded in the Telecommunications Act and enforced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC); (c) recognize that preserving an open Internet and the free flow of information is vital for the freedom of expression and diversity, education, entrepreneurship, innovation, Canadian democracy, and the future economic and social prosperity of Canadians; (d) express its firm support for net neutrality and the continued preservation of an open Internet, free from unjust discrimination and interference; and (e) call on the government to include net neutrality as a guiding principle of the upcoming Telecommunications Act and Broadcasting Act reviews in order to explore opportunities to further enshrine in legislation the principles of neutrality in the provision and carriage of all telecommunications services.

Latest Activity

May 23, 2018
Decision Made - Agreed To


February 2, 2018
Placed on Notice
February 5, 2018
Placed in the Order of Precedence
March 27, 2018
May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018
Decision Made - Agreed To

Joint Seconders (1)

Jointly seconding a private Member's motion is a formal way for up to 20 Members to show support for the motion before it is called for debate. They are displayed in the order they were received by the Clerk of the House.

Jointly seconded on March 22, 2018

Photo - Nathaniel Erskine-Smith - Click to open the Member of Parliament profile
Nathaniel Erskine-Smith
Beaches—East York