FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently makes oral presentations to parliamentary committees, citizensâ€™ groups and broadcasting-related conferences.
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In a press conference on Parliament Hill, FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison, says that when the government takes control of collective bargaining at the CBC, as Bill C-60 proposes to do, the Prime Minister will become the ultimate boss of all of the CBC’s employees.
FRIENDS Spokesperson speech to Radio-Canada employees who are members of SCFP Local 675 at the Maison Radio-Canada in Montreal to outline FRIENDS' participation in the CRTC's recent public hearings concerning CBC/Radio-Canada's network licence renewals.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson at the ABU General Assembly 2011 on how new technologies will address audience's needs.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson at the Stratford Summer Music Harry Somers Lecture on the role and relevance of the CBC in Canadian society.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson at the Asia Media Summit in Beijing China on the important roles community TV channels play.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson at the International Media Dialogue on Cultures and Religions in Beijing China on Canadian trends in reporting religions.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson at an event in Calgary to keep the ownership of Canadian media in Canadian hands.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson to the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development/UNESCO international seminar on editorial independence and public accountability - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
FRIENDS spokesperson addresses need for CBC governance reform, increased funding of local and regional programming in aftermath of CBC lockout.
Remarks by Ian Morrison on behalf of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting to the Asia Media Summit 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 10, 2005.
Remarks by Ian Morrison on behalf of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting to the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's Caribbean and Canadian Regional Conference on Health Broadcasting, Bridgetown, Barbados, April 30, 2005.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, Spokesperson, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, to the Asia Media Summit 2004, Kuala Lumpur.
Remarks by Ian Morrison, Spokesperson, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, to the Prairie Region of the Canadian University Press, University Centre, University of Manitoba.
If foreign ownership rules are relaxed, integrated foreign media companies will likely gain control of Canadian BDUs and have the ability to control and promote their own content.
Where public service broadcasting is weak, it is an indicator of lower participation by citizens in shaping the forces that influence their lives.
Canadians want strong, independent public broadcaster, not control of media by PM, central Canada, private broadcasters
Sault residents encouraged to fight to keep local TV station, demand that CTV deliver
Friends opposes media convergence, believes regulations are needed to prevent it
Given subsidies and tax breaks they enjoy, Friends believes private conventional English-language broadcasters must do more for Canadian content
Friends supports overhaul in CBC appointments process to create less partisan board