TORONTO — Postmedia joins the Canadian news media industry in celebrating the successful passage of Bill C-18, the Online News Act.
“We thank the Prime Minister, Heritage Ministry and Parliament in passing Bill C-18. A first step towards leveling the playing field,” said Andrew MacLeod, President and CEO, Postmedia. “Journalism isn’t free, Bill C-18 is a first step in ensuring news media content creators can be fairly compensated for the costs associated with keeping Canadians informed and begins the journey toward a viable online ecosystem.”
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