How Canadians are Responding to Bill C-18


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Since the passing of Bill C-18 in June, both Canadian news media and news audiences have already felt uncertainty towards the future of local news in Canada.

Whether it’s not knowing what Bill C-18 entails, or where to get reliable local news following Meta’s news block, many Canadians are experiencing some sort of confusion about the bill and its effects.

This latest report from Vividata takes a closer look into what Canadians are saying about Bill C-18, and where they feel the future of Canadian news media is headed.

Featuring data from Vividata’s latest Bill C-18 Study, the new report highlights:

• Whether noticed changes in presence of local news on Meta platforms
• Familiarity with Bill C-18
• Concern about missing local news due to Bill C-18
• How impacted by removal of local news
• Reliance on Meta platforms for local news prior to Bill C-18
• Whether seek local news from other platforms
• Where get local news
• Psychographic statements related to Bill C-18

and more! 

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