Chapter 9: Bill C-11 and the Commissioners (2023–2024)


From: Canada Vs California


This chapter focuses on policy directives about how Bill C-11 after gaining Royal assent was to be implemented. Howard Law covers the first round of public hearings, the key policy directives from heritage minister Pablo Rodriguez, as well as the response to these directives from Canadian and foreign industries. He ends this chapter with 10 issues to watch for as regulatory implantation continues past the date of this book’s publication.



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.