Trudeau gets away with assaults on parliamentary tradition and press freedom


Trudeau has announced more funding to state broadcaster the CBC, a bailout to the establishment newspaper chains, and perhaps most disturbingly, a government-commissioned panel recommending jaw-dropping crackdowns on press freedom. This includes the creation of a government registry for media outlets, heavy-handed new regulations governing content providers, codes of conduct, new taxes and fees, and a licensing requirement for media outlets.

Even while the world is preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic and resulting lock-downs, the Trudeau government still manages to manipulate media coverage.

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