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on August 21, 2015 in World News

Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio

Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio by Robert Kraychik A former Canadian Liberal legislator is calling for a permanent ban on political television and radio ads in Canada, citing the status quo of restrictions on political messaging in Britain as his model. In Britain, John Milloy says, “major political parties” are each apportioned an equal amount of time by on government-licensed television stations to make their pitches. Early in the piece, Milloy reassures readers that the British ban does not apply to pamphlets, newspapers, billboards, or social media. Just a few paragraphs later, however, he changes his tune. When… View Article

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