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Apr 7, 2008
Video of FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison, talking about upcoming CRTC hearings on possible rule changes for cable monopolies.
April 8, 2008 - News Release - Cable de-regulation anti-consumer and anti-Canadian FRIENDS says Canadians will pay more for less choice in Canadian TV if cable monopoly demands for all out de-regulation of TV distribution are granted.
April 8, 2008 - Policy Brief - Review of the regulatory frameworks for broadcasting distribution undertakings and discretionary programming services - CRTC 2007-10 FRIENDS presentation to the CRTC on possible regulation changes for Canada's cable and satellite industry.
April 7, 2008 - News Release - Trust in Ottawa to protect Canada on TV would be shattered by cable de-regulation New survey shows Canadians regard the CRTC and the federal government as guardians of Canadian culture on TV, but don't trust that de-regulated cable and satellite companies would promote and deliver Canadian content on the small screen.
CRTC / Regulation | Private Broadcasters
The public broadcaster is revamping its conflict rules after two of its celebrity journalists take speaking fees from big oil.
Veteran comic actor Dave Foley toplines CTV's newest homegrown comedy.
General Manager of City Saskatchewan says even though the end of the film tax credit changed what was being filmed in the province, she doesn’t expect local programming to die off any time soon.
CBC's Executive VP of English services announces a reorganization.
Columnist says the CRTC's 'TalkTV' public consultation offers few appealing choices for consumers.
Columnist says the fact that CBC’s rules allowed Peter Mansbridge to take money from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers only
underlines how inept its rule makers are when they make their decisions.
Multi-lingual channel, Omni, is asking the CRTC to loosen requirements mandating it show 100% ethnic programming during prime-time.
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