Canada’s Online Harms Act Aimed to Address Harmful Online Content

Earlier this week, Canada introduced Bill C-63, also referred to as the Online Harms Act (the “Act”), which would require online content providers to act responsibly with regard to the platforms they operate and to remove harmful online content. The Act further establishes a Digital Safety Commission of Canada to administer and enforce the legislation, as well as ensure that operators of social media services are held accountable under the requirements of the Act.


The Act is aimed to promote online safety and protect children from harmful online content. The Act requires content providers to swiftly remove all harmful content, defined under the Act to include:

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Employers Adjust as COVID-19 Restrictions and Regulations Are Rolled Back Globally

On February 21, Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced that all of England’s COVID-19 regulations and restrictions would be revoked in coming weeks. Shortly thereafter, countries across the globe began to follow suit.

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