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Matt Hatfield, Digital Freedom Update | We cannot allow lack of access, unaffordable service, restrictive data caps or slow speeds to further marginalize Canada's most vulnerable populations during a time of social distancing.
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David J. Climenhaga | Don't expect commentator Ezra Levant to act any differently, or Sun Media to do anything more about it except issue meaningless apologies, in future.
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David J. Climenhaga | Sun News Network's campaign for mandatory carriage was more about making it likely many more Canadians would stumble on its broadcasts than about revenue.
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David J. Climenhaga | If you want to put an end to electoral shenanigans, you're not going to achieve that goal by voting for either of Alberta's two conservative parties.
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David Yager
David J. Climenhaga | The way they dealt with these superficially similar cases, you'd almost think the Harper Conservatives in Ottawa were the farm team, and the Wildrose Party in Alberta were the pros!
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David J. Climenhaga | If the Sun News Network and commentator Ezra Levant are now rewarded for their glib and evasive apologies, they will be further empowered.
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Ezra Levant
David J. Climenhaga | Given the CRTC's recent history, we can't count on broadcast regulator not to agree to put the Tory back into regulatory.
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Ezra Levant
David J. Climenhaga | The CRTC has dropped its investigation of foul-mouthed commentator Ezra Levant's obscene on-air language last June after Sun News Network issues a vague apology and the CBSC flip-flops.
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Sun News Broadcaster Ezra Levant
David J. Climenhaga | By the sound of it, Sun News Network regretted the agreement it had made with the CRTC, and therefore decided simply to ignore it.
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David J. Climenhaga | As leaders of an organization arguably created for the benefit of its member corporations, the officers of the CBSC must have been gobsmacked by Sun News Network's response.
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Sun News Network's Ezra Levant (Screen Capture)
David J. Climenhaga | If we are going to have civil standards of discourse on the airwaves that are owned by all Canadians, those airwaves need to be properly regulated by the government of Canada.