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Heritage Minister Melanie Joly announces that a series of public consultations will take place over the next several months to examine the government’s role in supporting Canadian content creation — in all media — radio, television with a focus on digital evolution.
Does Canadian cinema accurately reflect our culture, or has it been soaking in maple syrup for far too long? by Calum Marsh
Film director Evan Rissi says eight out of 10 people he asked couldn’t even name a Canadian film.
Columnist says a recent federal court ruling targets a disruptive technology that everyone agrees has both legitimate and infringing uses.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting expressed disappointment with the new policy for local TV released today by the CRTC.
CRTC announces the creation of an Independent Local News Fund worth approximately $20 million per year to help stations in 18 communities across the country produce news.
FRIENDS says the CRTC's new policy shows the broadcast regulator hasn't been listening to small stations that came begging for help.
FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting spokesperson Ian Morrison will be available to comment following release of the CRTC decision concerning local television at 2:00 pm EDT today.
Columnist says Canadian networks spend a lot of time trying to convince people they are "number 1".
Angus Reid poll shows 56 per cent of Canadians are against the internet being subject to the same CRTC regulations as traditional media, while 44 per cent would like to see all media under the same regulations.
Majority of Canadians want the CRTC to stay away from imposing content regulations on Netflix by Sean Craig
According to a new poll released by the Angus Reid Institute, 56 per cent think online media should be free from the hand of the CRTC, which imposes Canadian content and ownership regulations on traditional media.
Both the Fraser Institute and the C.D. Howe Institute released reports recommending that Canada dispense with Canadian-content rules.
Federally mandated Canadian content regulations express a yearning for a more robust national spirit, but it’s not something you can regulate into existence.
Columnists say Ottawa should replace Canadian content rules with direct subsidies, focus regulatory hearings on the benefits of competition between technologies and drop ownership restrictions.
Columnist says that to the extent that Canada now regularly produces nationally and internationally successful artists who are signed to Canadian record labels, record in Canadian studios, and work with Canadian managers, agents, promotors, publicists, and others while selling out Canadian venues and festivals, there is common consensus that CanCon has succeeded well beyond most expectations.
Columnist says Game of Thrones is the show that will finally break Canadian media.
Corus Entertainment presents a manifesto containing six principles for innovation and success.
According to a new Nanos/Globe and Mail poll, a majority of Canadians are opposed to a new tax on U.S.-based Internet services such as iTunes and Netflix, even as many struggling media and cultural groups argue they need additional sources of funding to survive in the digital era.
Netflix border-hopping crackdown hurts VPN users seeking privacy, advocacy group says by Sophia Harris
Open Media says Netflix customers should be able to protect their privacy.
Columnist says it falls to the government to reject the regulatory models of the past by embracing a future-focused strategy that emphasizes competition, consumer access, and the export and promotion of Canadian content for a global audience.
Columnist says that for the first time in more than a decade, the public is being encouraged to consider issues of Canadian content as the federal government launches a review of cultural policy, hoping to update regulations to fit digital realities.