Canadian Bill C-76

Legislation or legislative material

Website/link: https://www.parl.ca/LegisInfo/en/bill/42-1/C-76

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Published date: October 31, 2018

Country: Canada

Region: North America

Legislation status: Legislation in force

Subject tag: Advertising | Data Access

Social media platforms must create and publish archives of election and partisan ads. The register should include (i)a registered agent of the registered party or eligible party, in the case of an advertising message whose publication was requested by a registered party or eligible party, (ii)the financial agent of the registered association, in the case of an advertising message whose publication was requested by a registered association,(iii)the financial agent of the nomination contestant, in the case of an advertising message whose publication was requested by a nomination contestant, (iv)the official agent of the potential candidate or candidate, in the case of an advertising message whose publication was requested by a potential candidate or a candidate, and (v)the financial agent of the registered third party, in the case of an advertising message whose publication was requested by a registered third party.This section and section 325.2 apply to any online platform that, in the 12 months before the first day of the pre-election period, in the case of the publication on the platform of a partisan advertising message, or the 12 months before the first day of the election period, in the case of the publication on the platform of an election advertising message, was visited or used by Internet users in Canada an average of at least the following numbers of times per month. Section 35.