The report, and the government’s support, emphasized the need to ensure the continuation of net neutrality in Canada.

“Net Neutrality is a vital underpinning of the universal access to information and knowledge that our organization strives for,” said Alix-Rae Stefanko, Chair of CFLA-FCAB. “In our digital world, net neutrality is a crucial principle of equity.”

The government’s response highlighted its commitment to support principles of net neutrality in telecommunications services, particularly through the Telecommunications Act. The government has also supported motion M-168, which indicated the need to uphold standards of net neutrality that are globally recognized.

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