As part of its advocacy work, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently makes submissions and presentations to the CRTC, Parliamentary Committees, and other bodies.
Dec 5, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS recommends that the CRTC extend the same public policy and Broadcasting Act support for Canadian content to all media, including new media.
Jul 9, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS submission to the CRTC stresses the importance of ensuring the presence of thriving and dynamic Canadian content in the new media audio/visual environment.
May 8, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS advises the CRTC against rule changes for Canada's cable and satellite companies that could reduce the exhibition of and expenditure on Canadian programming.
Apr 8, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS presentation to the CRTC on possible regulation changes for Canada's cable and satellite industry.
Feb 22, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS tells the CRTC that tinkering with TV regulations would most likely have long-term unintended and negative consequences that would undercut the stated objective of "ensuring a strong Canadian presence in the Canadian broadcasting system".
Feb 6, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS tells the CRTC that financial disclosure is needed to ensure big media companies are living up to their Canadian content obligations.
Jan 25, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS recommends that the CRTC permit over-the-air television equitable access to subscriber cable/satellite fees in return for the expansion of local programming.
Jan 21, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS recommends the CRTC ensure that granting CBC's applications to convert Radio One service in the Lower Mainland, Sunshine Coast and Eastern Vancouver Island from AM to FM
Jan 11, 2008 — Policy Brief
FRIENDS urges the Competition Policy Review Panel to retain and protect foreign ownership laws for Canadian media and communication companies.