Quebecers’ right to protest restricted after 2012 “Maple Spring” in Canada
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A young man looks at his smartphone while walking on a boardwalk by the lake, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 27 August 2019, Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star via Getty Images

“CanCon” is Canadian content – TV shows, music, movies, and more – that meets a set of rigid criteria defined by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and Canada’s Broadcasting Act.

Anatomy of a legacy media power grab.

To mark Human Rights Day and in the name of press freedom, CJFE leads a coalition of more than a dozen media advocacy and human rights groups in calling on the Canadian government to honour their words to protect journalists by taking immediate action.