BPC Bulletin: The Quebec Press Act

News Reports and Commentary Selected by Franklin Carter of the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee

 

On February 18, 2019, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled unanimously that the Quebec Press Act does not apply to articles on the Internet.

In the Montreal Gazette, René Bruemmer reports:

https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/online-articles-not-protected-by-quebec-press-act-appeal-court-rules

 

The Book and Periodical Council was formed in 1975 as the Book and Periodical Development Council to provide a venue for members to discuss industry issues, address mutual concerns and undertake projects for the benefit of Canadian writing and publishing.

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