Bill S-231 (April 11, 2017)
Bill S-231 amends the Canada Evidence Act to protect the confidentiality of journalistic sources. It will allow journalists to refuse disclosure for information or documents that identify or are likely to identify a journalistic source. After being adopted by the Senate the bill now heads to the House of Commons, where it must be adopted before becoming law.
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