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Speeches — 2013

FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently makes oral presentations to parliamentary committees, citizens' groups and broadcasting-related conferences.

You can also click here to view oral presentations of policy submissions

Jul 22, 2013 — Speech

'Free the CBC' campaign press conference

Remarks by Ian Morrison, FRIENDS' spokesperson in a press conference on Parliament Hill launching new ads challenging Stephen Harper's hostile takeover bid for the CBC, and his government's effort to intimidate journalists.

May 8, 2013 — Speech

FREE CBC from political interference Budget Omnibus Bill C-60

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.

Feb 11, 2013 — Speech

Speech about FRIENDS' participation in the CRTC's recent public hearings concerning CBC/Radio-Canada's network licence renewals

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.