Government Relations

Mr. Sookman has extensive involvement in government relations activities and has appeared on numerous occasions before Parliamentary committees including in relation to amendments to the Copyright Act, Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL), and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Recent submissions to government and agencies

  • INDU Committee Copyright Reform (December 2018)
  • Personal submissions to CRTC in support of FairPlay site blocking proposal (March 2018)
  • INDU Committee: appeared before Committee on CASL (October 2017)
  • Digital Privacy Act Security Breach Regulations: my representations to ISED (October 2017)
  • Roundtable with Minister Freeland on IP provisions for USMCA negotiations (October 2017)
  • House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade (May 2016)
  • Senate Committee on TPP (April 2016)