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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Published on 8 May 2014
Your Question Period by Senator Marie-P. Charette-Poulin (retired)

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Hon. Marie-P. Charette-Poulin:

Honourable senators, my question is from a Torontonian and it is for the Leader of the Government in the Senate.

Mr. Leader, our question is from the public. It is from a Mr. Edwin Mok in Toronto, Ontario. This is his question that was received:

The European Parliament recently passed what is touted as a strong net neutrality bill. The current government’s stance on the issue of net neutrality seems non-committal one way or the other, notwithstanding its importance in the balance of expression and commerce in the Internet age. Given that the United States is currently studying this issue in an in-depth manner, when can Canadians expect our government to take a proactive stance on net neutrality, and what would that stance be?


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