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Affordable, life-saving medicines for all: McGill adopts Global Access Licensing Principles for research conducted on campus

Published: 23May2019

McGill University, in conjunction with Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), has committed to increasing access to life-saving medicines by adopting Global Access Licensing Principles...

Canada to announce framework for accountability & transparency from social media platforms | Primetime Politics

Published: 17May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Digital media expert and Professor at the Max Bell School of Public Policy, Taylor Owen explains Canada's Digital Charter, the federal government'a latest engagement to provide a...

The Christchurch Call: toward a global effort to fight online hate speech | Globe and Mail

Published: 17May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | World leaders including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, France's President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern met at the "Christchurch Call" summit to...

Des politiciens s'engagent à tenir tête aux géants de la technologie | Radio Canada

Published: 17May2019

MAY 12, 2019 | Social media companies are beginning to worry politicians around the world. In the context of the coming 2019 election, elected officials are worried that non-compliance with current...

Canada's new ‘Digital Charter’ | Welland Tribune

Published: 17May2019

MAY 12, 2019 | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the new Digital Charter, an attempt for the government to step in and regulate tech giants. This framework aims at setting...

Will Canada regulate tech giants? Taylor Owen weighs in | Vancouver Sun

Published: 17May2019

MAY 12, 2019 | Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter have become so powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law — at least in a...

Taylor Owen on the "Christchurch Call" | CBC Radio

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders reunited in Paris for the "Christchurch Call" summit. This meeting brought together politicians and industry leaders in tech to...

Taylor Owen on the challenges of moderating online content | CBC News

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | McGill University's Chair of Media, Ethics and Communications Taylor Owen joined CBC's Andrew Nichols to talk about the challenges in tackling online extremism. The technical...

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