On February 2, 2022, a press conference took place with The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, where he discussed the introduction of the proposed Online Streaming Act (Bill C-11), a bill which would require online streaming services to contribute to the creation and availability of Canadian content.
Bill C-11 is part of The Honourable Minister’s first steps towards fulfilling the mandate, as the bill specifically make changes related to online news, online streaming and online safety.
The proposal Bill C-11 is a huge step forward for all Canadian music creators, to understand some of the facts and figures, click here.
Yesterday’s press conference can be viewed on the Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC) here.
Songwriter’s Association of Canada stands in support of bill C-11 along with many many other organizations advocating on behalf of Canada’s music creator community.