Chapter 7: Bill C-11 and the Californians


From: Canada Vs California


In Chapter 7 Howard Law maps the response from California streaming companies to bill C-11 and the arguments as to what constitutes Canadian content spending requirements. Howard Law breaks down the Canadian Key Talent Point System, the rule of commercial exploitation and how the Canadian media fund, Canadian audio-visual certification office all relate to what is deemed Canadian content.



Howard Law

Howard Law is an advocate working to defend the interests of Canadian journalists. An activist and writer, he is the author of As an expert on the fight for Canadian content, Howard spent his career in the labour movement. He was the media director for Unifor from 2013 to 2021, representing journalists and media workers before the CRTC and Parliamentary committees. He lives and writes in Toronto, Ontario.