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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.

Jun 8, 2015 — News Article

Soutenir la programmation radiophonique dans le Nord de la Saskatchewan

The government of Canada will give $380,815 to Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation for the 2015-2016 financial year to support the production and broadcast of up to 168 weekly hours of radio content which will include 20 hours of new content in Aboriginal languages.

Jun 3, 2015 — News Article

The real creativity in Canadian TV? It’s all in the press releases by John Doyle

Columnist says there is more creativity and ingenuity in the press releases sent out by Canadian networks than in the matters of creating shows, casting them, scheduling and positioning them. 

Apr 17, 2015 — News Article

CBC program Q aimed at U.S. youth while most Canadians given a back seat by Nick Fillmore

Columnist says Q producers are much more attuned to coming up with entertainment and youth-oriented program ideas rather than off the beat Canadian ones.

Apr 13, 2015 — News Article

CanCon is up Schitt’s Creek without a paddle by Kerrie-Ann Bernard

Columnist says the CBC hit is lauded as Canadian, yet there is little Canadianness about it.

Apr 13, 2015 — News Article

TV producers go to court over CRTC ruling

The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) filed an application for leave to appeal a decision by the CRTC that the association warns will cost thousands of jobs.

Apr 7, 2015 — News Release

2015 Dalton Camp Award winner says Canadian law should have a sense of humour

University of British Columbia law student Spencer Keys has won the 2015 Dalton Camp Award, an essay contest on the link between the media and democracy sponsored by Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.

Apr 1, 2015 — News Article

Channel survivor: What will the dial look like in a pick-and-pay world? by James Bradshaw

Columnist says in a pick-and-pay world, TV channels will have to fight to attract viewers’ attention and some won’t make it and will be kicked off the dial.

Mar 27, 2015 — News Article

Where’s the money in CRTC’s TV decisions? by Kate Taylor

Columnist says without regulation, there would not be any Canadian TV.

Mar 26, 2015 — News Article

Consumers are focus of TV rules by Michael Lewis

Columnist says proposed CRTC code of conduct targets cable and satellite providers.