Oct 24, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS supports the highest level of transparency and access to information possible in future CRTC proceedings.
Oct 19, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS tells the CRTC that cultural sovereignty must come first and foremost in any redesign of the regulatory framework for big cable and satellite companies.
Sep 21, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS tells the CRTC BDUs have a huge impact on diversity of voices and should be a focus of the CRTC's review.
Aug 10, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS offers advice to the CRTC on CanWest's application to acquire Alliance Atlantis Communications.
Aug 2, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS supports the Rogers acquisition of CHUM City Stations, but offers suggestions for the benefit of Canadian programming.
Jul 27, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS comments on proposals from a CRTC Task Force on the governance and operation of the Canadian Television Fund.
Jul 23, 2007 — Policy Brief
Columnist says the CRTC's recommendation that the Canadian Television Fund lower its Cancon requirement for primetime projects won't result in a dramatic spike in audiences for Canadian shows.
Jul 18, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS supports the CBSC proposal with the addition of two provisions to protect freedom of speech and access to employment in a changing media environment.
Jul 17, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS says unregulated services threaten to undermine the goals of the Broadcasting Act, and segments of the Canadian media industry now suffer from the negative impact of excessive concentration.
Apr 5, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS recommends that in exchange for approving CTVglobemedia's acquisition of CHUM's radio and specialty television assets, CTVglobemedia should be required to divest the five CHUM/City stations and to retain CHUM's six A-Channel stations
Mar 14, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS presents recommendations to parliamentarians on the role of the Public Broadcaster in the 21st Century.
Mar 8, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS supports application of Canada One Television for a CRTC licence.
Feb 26, 2007 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS recommends to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage that CBC governance should be free from patronage, the public broadcaster should better reflect Canada's regions and Parliament should increase CBC's budget by $100 million per year for the next five years.