The ambition of any business is to crush the competition but for these teams the goal was to crush the very idea of competition itself.
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These regulatory measures are based on economic assumptions that do not hold water, and they will only end up hurting Canadian consumers.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland refrained from action in the banking sector despite the need for reform in a critical area of the economy that has too often been slow to change.
The technocratic understanding of quality assumes child care can be given a rubric of indicators of quality from civil servants that will stand in for a genuine marker of the love and care that a child receives or not. The qualitative insight from a lot of these standards are very hard to find.
Excluding the internet from regulation was an inspired decision. It has contributed to a burst of creativity, innovation, and new opportunities for Canadian creators and producers by massively expanding their market reach to a global audience.
Given Bill 10’s hasty evolution and hazy details, the government is seriously risking its credibility and ability to regulate online platforms in a way that is satisfying for consumers. What problem is the government trying to solve here?