Policy Briefs — 2013
As part of its advocacy work, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently makes submissions and presentations to the CRTC, Parliamentary Committees, and other bodies.
FRIENDS submission to a CRTC call for comments on the terms and conditions of distribution for Canadian Category C national news specialty services.
FRIENDS petition with respect to the decisions of the CRTC to renew the licences of the CBC/SRC for Radio 2 and Espace Musique.
FRIENDS spokesperson tells parliamentarians that the CBC must retain its arms-length relationship to the government.
FRIENDS supports the applications regarding BCE's acquisition of Astral, subject to the CRTC's due diligence.
In a submission to the CRTC, FRIENDS says that that Starlight: The Canadian Movie Channel meets the criteria required for mandatory carriage while Sun TV News does not.