News May 31, 2021 5:27 PM EST

BREAKING: Liberals, Bloc, NDP vote down Conservative amendment to protect user content from Bill C-10

The Bloc and the NDP have both expressed interest at voting "yea" for the controversial bill.

BREAKING: Liberals, Bloc, NDP vote down Conservative amendment to protect user content from Bill C-10
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All members of the Liberal Party, the New Democrats, and the Bloc Quebecois voted against a Conservative amendment to Bill C-10 that would have created clearer stipulations that would count user-generated content as an exception from Bill C-10's sweeping powers.

The moment came during a Heritage Committee meeting on Monday, with the Conservatives now focused on ensuring that the bill does not pass without the exception for user generated content.

The Bloc and the NDP have both expressed interest at voting "yea" for the controversial bill.

The bill has already been condemned by former chairs of the CRTC such as Peter Menzies, who has called the bill an assault on Canadians' freedoms.

Additionally, an expansive list of respected tech critics was released last week, calling on the Trudeau Liberals to "stop harming the Internet, and the freedoms and aspirations of every individual in this country, and our knowledge economy through overreaching regulatory policies that will have significant, yet unintended consequences for the free and open Internet in Canada."

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