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Ottawa, Apr (Canadian-Media): Now more than ever, a strong and independent news media is crucial to supporting an informed public and a well-functioning democracy.
Last month, the Government of Canada announced action to support the Canadian news and broadcasting sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the establishment of an Advisory Board and its membership to assist the Government in administering the journalism tax measures introduced in Budget 2019.
Today, the Government is releasing draft legislative proposals that would make adjustments to these tax measures to help ensure that they achieve their initial objectives. These changes would: