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Nov 19, 2015 — News Article

The CBC is dying. Here’s how to save it by Richard Stursberg

Former CBC head of English Services says the government needs to begin to move now to ensure that we do not lose the CBC, and with it an important part of ourselves.

Nov 11, 2015 — News Article

'Explosion' of aboriginal art coming, says Canada Council president

Mélanie Joly says she will deliver on a campaign promise to double annual funding to the country's arts funding agency, the Canada Council for the Arts, to the tune of $360 million.


Nov 11, 2015 — News Article


The Prime Minster explains his expectations in this mandate letter to new Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly.

Nov 5, 2015 — Policy Brief

Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-421 - Review of Local and Community TV 

FRIENDS says that the CRTC and the new government should collaborate to create a policy environment that recognizes the needs and vital importance of local TV.

Nov 5, 2015 — News Article

New heritage minister Mélanie Joly says money coming to the arts, CBC

Just hours after being sworn in, Canada's new Heritage Minister outlined priorities that include increasing the budgets of the Canada Council for the Arts and the CBC.

Nov 4, 2015 — News Article

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada following the swearing-in of the 29th Ministry

In his statement, Prime Minister says his government will reinvest in Canada's cultural and creative industries.

Nov 3, 2015 — News Article

Arts awards celebrate Peter Herrndorf’s legacy by Martin Knelman

Columnist says award felt like a key moment in the long fight to enhance Canada’s identity by supporting its talent.

Nov 3, 2015 — News Article

Trudeau's pledge of arts investment leaves cultural groups cautiously optimistic

Justin Trudeau's campaign vow to renew investment in the arts was music to the industry's ears, and as the Liberal leader prepares for his swearing-in as Canada's 23rd prime minister next week, the prevailing mood among cultural groups is of cautious optimism.

Oct 26, 2015 — News Article

The Sequel: Funding for content creation in Canada

Columnist says the massive influx of digital content, while great for the platform has meant that competition for traditional sources of funding is also heating up, with more companies than ever competing for an amount of financing that has remained relatively unchanged.

Oct 2, 2015 — News Article

Stephen Harper gives CBC a rare cameo on the election trail by Kate Taylor

Columnist says an underfunded CBC is in the midst of an awkward transition to a multiplatform and global environment in which its role as a producer, distributor, curator and aggregator of Canadian news and entertainment should become more important, not less.

Sep 26, 2015 — News Article

Canada Must Be a Nation That Supports Arts and Culture by Stéphane Dion

Former Liberal leader says that in order for cultural policies to move forward it will be more than ever necessary for the federal government to play a leading role.

Sep 22, 2015 — News Article

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau promises to spend millions on CBC and the arts by Stephen Hui

The Liberals have joined the NDP and Greens in pledging to reverse the $115 million in cuts made by the Conservative government to the CBC.

Sep 16, 2015 — News Article

Fredericton candidates consider culture and the arts by Sophie M. Lavoie

Chairs had to be brought out in the Charlotte Street Arts Centre Auditorium to accommodate the varied crowd that filled the room at the Fredericton Riding All Candidates Meeting put on by the Fredericton Arts Alliance about Arts and Culture on Monday, Sept. 14 at 7 pm.

Sep 14, 2015 — News Article

A review of the policy framework for local and community television programming

The CRTC launches a review of the policy framework for local and community television programming.

Aug 18, 2015 — News Article

Stingray Digital Group Obtains a Five-Year Renewal of its Broadcasting Licence by the CRTC

At least 35% of the music selections of Stingray's Canadian-produced channels consist of Canadian talent.

Jul 20, 2015 — News Release

Harper blueprint embedded in Senate CBC report

The Senate Transport and Communication Committee’s report on the challenges facing the CBC would fundamentally change the national public broadcaster for the worse, according to the watchdog group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.

Jun 17, 2015 — News Article

Numbers tell the story by Dave Rowe

Numbers suggest playoff ratings were down 20 percent despite heavy Canadian content in the early rounds.

Jun 15, 2015 — News Article

Telefilm Canada announces 15 Micro-Budget Production Program finalists for 2015-2016

The Talent Fund helps the film industry diversify its funding sources and promote its successes.

Jun 12, 2015 — News Article

BuzzFeed Canada is Here by Russ Martin

With millions of Canuck visitors, BuzzFeed has officially launched a Canadian edition.

Jun 8, 2015 — News Article

Canadian networks unveil fall lineups by Bill Brioux

CTV, Global and Rogers have no new Canadian shows this fall and CTV has announced that they are cancelling "Degrassi: The Next Generation" after 14 seasons.