FRIENDS endorses 17 recommendations to clean up Canada's political finance system, affirming its commitment to build and defend an audio-visual system that promotes democratic values and active citizenship.
New CBC president Robert Rabinovitch has knowledge, skill and understanding to chart new course for public broadcaster
Friends predicts CRTC decision to trust private broadcasters to present more Canadian programming a gamble; welcomes other aspects of licencing decision
Survey says Canadians believe CBC provides most balanced coverage, though appointments to board of directors give government too much control over content
Government should be working to promote Canadian content in film and TV, not cutting funding to CBC, NFB