News Media Canada, which represents hundreds of news organisations across the country and had lobbied in favour of the law, said it still believed there was a “viable path forward”.”Rather than demonstrating their extraordinary market power by withholding access to timely, accurate news for Canadians, this is a time for all stakeholders to act in good faith, as responsible corporate citizens, and engage actively in the regulatory process to ensure that regulation is balanced, predictable and fair,” it said.