CBC/Radio-Canada welcomes agreement between the Government of Canada and Google to ensure fair compensation for news content

This agreement marks a very important step towards building a healthy news ecosystem for Canadians

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 29, 2023 /CNW/ – CBC/Radio-Canada is very pleased that the federal government has been able to reach an agreement with Google to support journalism in Canada.


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By ensuring that news organizations can negotiate fair compensation for the content they create, this agreement marks a very important step towards building a healthy news ecosystem for Canadians. It is also encouraging for countries and news companies all over the world who are facing these same challenges.

We look forward to the next steps in these discussions.

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