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An amendment to a bill that would give Canada’s broadcasting regulatory agency new powers to regulate user-generated content on the internet and social media has been criticized as the government’s latest attempt to restrict freedom of expression. Bill C-10, which amends the Broadcasting Act, is currently under clause-by-clause debate in the Liberal-dominant Heritage committee. But critics have considered the latest amendment passed Monday to be a move to censor the internet. Conservative MP Alain Rayes said in statement that the bill gives too much power to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) by allowing it to oversee contents posted online. Rayes said Conservatives want to support the creation of “a level playing field between large foreign streaming services and Canadian broadcasters.” Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault, in response to Rayes’s statement, said he was “disconnected.” “Very disappointed to see Alain Rayes and the CPC being so disconnected. Yet again, they let down …