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Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly is warning American internet giants to brace for new legislation that will crack down on threats to Canadian culture.
The funds, which will be handed out by one or more independent, non-governmental organizations, are far less than some had proposed.
Canadian media and journalism are fighting for their lives and the federal government missed an opportunity to address this crisis in today’s budget.
FRIENDS wrote individual letters to the country's premiers, stating that provinces would receive more than $500-million in new revenue if proposed changes were made to what they see as a flaw in the Income Tax Act.
FRIENDS has reached out to Canada's Premiers appealing for them to urge Ottawa to close the tax loophole that encourages Canadian advertisers to spend on foreign online platforms, 80% of which ($4.4 billion per year) travels down a tax-free express lane straight to Google and Facebook in the US.
FRIENDS' second phase intervention on the CRTC's call for comments on the Governor in Council’s request for a report on future programming distribution models.
Daniel Bernhard has been appointed to the position of Executive Director and Spokesperson of the watchdog group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.
Les Affamés tells the story of a small remote village in Quebec, where the bodies of locals have started to turn against their loved ones.
B.C.’s film and television production industry exploded with growth of 40 per cent last fiscal year over the year before thanks largely to binge-watchers on internet streaming services.
The funding for Canadian Content from Netflix came on the heels of a summer price hike that saw customers pay between $1 and $2 more for their subscriptions, but Netflix says the price hike and the investment in Canadian content are not related.
Columnist says the federal government is ignoring practical solutions that would help struggling newspapers at little cost to the public purse.
This full-page ad, supported by hundreds of Canadians, was placed in "Canada's Politics and Government Newspaper".
RELATED: Jan 26, 2017 — Publication — The Deductibility of Foreign Internet Advertising
The thesis of this paper is that advertising purchased on foreign internet-delivered media that act as broadcast and newspaper services should not continue to be deemed a deductible expense under the Canadian Income TaxAct (ITA).
Giant American companies such as Google, Facebook, YouTube and many others are sucking the lifeblood out of Canada’s media economy – threatening the very future of our local TV, newspapers and radio stations – even hurting the CBC. A loophole in Canada’s tax system is actually making this happen.
In a bid to get students devoted to democracy, Canadian Geographic and CPAC have teamed up to create a giant floor map of Canada that shows every federal riding in the country.
The President of Canadian Media Research Inc. says the paucity of high-quality Canadian drama and entertainment is mostly a function money, as well as our risk-averse government funding system.
The streaming services has pledged $500 million for Canadian content, but Quebec’s finance minister is urging Ottawa to join the province in taxing foreign online businesses.
More than a hundred personalities and members of the cultural, trade union and business communities have joined their voices in support of the following declaration.
The public broadcaster has launched an over-the-top video service, allowing Canadians to live-stream 'Schitt's Creek' and other original series on digital devices.
FRIENDS spokesperson says that as alarm bells ring across the country about the troubled state of Canadian media and local news, policy-makers have overlooked a surprisingly obvious and accessible fix.
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Quebecor Fund today announce a new pilot partnership to promote the export of Canadian content.