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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Simon Doyle

Simon Doyle is the executive editor of Online News Services at Hill Times Publishing Inc. in Ottawa.

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Copyright Is Everywhere

The worldwide battle over sharing and copying is just heating up December 2014
In the not-too-distant future, you will have a driverless car that accepts voice commands for your destination. You will get in the car and read your news and messages on a device (probably a wearable one) that is connected to all of your other devices and machines, including your car, your home and office computers, your…

High Noon at the CRTC

New in town, players like Netflix pose a fundamental challenge to Canadian content regulations November 2011
In May of this year, the chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission acknowledged to a roomful of broadcasters in Cambridge, Ontario, that regulators such as the commission were losing the race against technology. The communications industry, said Konrad von Finckenstein, had “completely restructured itself,” while Canada’s regulatory system was created in “the previous…