Dec 5, 2007 — News Release
Poll results show that most voters believe broadcasting and communications are too important to national security and cultural sovereignty to allow foreign control of Canadian media companies.
Dec 3, 2007 — News Release
A poll on Canadians' attitudes toward foreign ownership of Canadian media & communications will be released at the launch of Keep It Canadian, a campaign in support of retaining Canadian control of our media and communications industries.
Nov 5, 2007 — News Release
FRIENDS says Prime Minister Harper has ignored a recommendation of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage in appointing Hubert Lacroix as President of the CBC.
Jun 28, 2007 — News Release
FRIENDS spot survey shows that more than a third of CBC’s weekly prime time schedule was devoted to foreign shows.
Jun 8, 2007 — News Release
FRIENDS says the CRTC has protected editorial diversity in local news and more choices for Canadian content during prime time with its decision to carve out five CityTV stations from the assets acquired by CTVglobemedia from CHUM.
May 31, 2007 — News Release
Calgary is home to both winners of the 2007 Dalton Camp Award, an annual essay contest on the link between democratic values and the quality of media in Canada.
May 29, 2007 — News Release
Winners of the 2007 Dalton Camp Award to be announced on May 31st at the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences in Saskatoon.
May 23, 2007 — News Release
FRIENDS says CBC's plan to expand supper hour news programs from 30 to 60 minutes without increasing local news budgets seems doomed to fail.
May 22, 2007 — News Release
FRIENDS releases data that show Canada's private broadcasters are spending more on American programs than ever before.
Mar 14, 2007 — News Release
FRIENDS submits research to the Commons Heritage Committee showing a significant number of citizens would lose CBC TV programming if the public broadcaster were to drop over-the-air service outside major urban centres.