Rebooting Canada’s Communication Legislation Conference in Ottawa – May 22-23, 2015

The University of Ottawa’s Centre on Governance and the Forum for Research on Policy in Communications (FRPC) are co-sponsoring a policy and law conference on May 22nd and 23rd, 2015, focussing on Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications legislation.

It will examine issues related to communications sovereignty and the use of new content distribution services, the socio-cultural objectives of Canada’s communications legislation,  cultural employment, media ownership, the availability of evidence needed for public participation, as well as lessons from the last 50 years and whether they can be applied to the regulation of electronic communications in the 21st century.  The conference will also include a discussion of ethical issues related to broadcasting and telecommunications regulation.


Location:   University of Ottawa, 120 University, Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) Building, 4th floor, room 4007 – Ottawa, Ontario (K1N 6N5)

Agenda:  Conference poster

CPD accreditation:  The Law Society of Upper Canada has accredited the conference with 3.0 professionalism hours.  This program is also eligible for up to 12 hr 30 min Substantive Content.