To raise the public profile of its issue set and advance its work, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently writes letters to print media editors, elected officials, broadcasting personalities, and the CRTC.
FRIENDS policy advice to the Minister of Canadian Heritage recommends that any allocation of new resources to CBC be at least 80% dedicated to improving CBC’s grassroots capacity across the country.
FRIENDS responds to letter from CBC executive, says CBC underestimating audience demand for live hockey.
FRIENDS calls on CBC President to air Canadian hockey, not Hollywood blockbusters, on Hockey Night in Canada during NHL dispute.
Well-known Canadians join FRIENDS in expressing concern over policies proposed in Conservative party briefing note to candidates.
Response to a letter from the President of the Canadian Media Guild purporting to correct FRIENDS' factual statement that CMG, which is now CBC's largest union, is in fact the Canadian local of an American union, the Communications Workers of America.
FRIENDS releases a guide to election advertising and other election-related media issues to federal election candidates across Canada.
FRIENDS calls on Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper to clarify comments on public funding of CBC.
FRIENDS calls on Government of Ontario to respect views of 76% of Ontarians, not sell TVOntario to a private broadcaster.
FRIENDS responds to RCMP request, asks that broadcasters no longer air one of four FRIENDS' public service announcements.
FRIENDS responds to RCMP request concerning depiction of a Mountie in one of four FRIENDS public service announcements promoting the telling of Canadian stories.
FRIENDS believes that support for CBC and strengthened cultural sovereignty are consistent with the Paul Martin government's stated goals.