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Columnist says cultural production can be time-consuming, expensive and result in many more misses than hits, but finding the mechanisms to nurture Canadian content seems a rather simple matter of self esteem.
The decline in the value of the Canadian dollar against the United States dollar could have an impact on the size of an increase, if any, in the N.H.L.’s salary cap next season.
The homegrown drama will debut simultaneously on City, the Canadian TV network that developed the one-hour drama, and in all Netflix territories outside Canada.
Final comments on the CRTC's Let’s Talk TV hearings on the future of television in Canada.
FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison, responds to a Globe and Mail editorial claiming that the CRTC needs to start thinking outside the "idiot box" if it wants to play a meaningful role in Canadians’ lives.
The Dalton Camp Award will go to the winner or winners of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada.
Columnist says the benefits of video-on-demand are of particular value to the Canadians who need the help most — independent filmmakers who can’t afford large-scale home video releases or nationwide theatrical distribution.
Regulation isn’t enough. The CRTC must create its own in-house TV production company by Jonathan Kay
Columnist says that thanks to monthly-subscription streaming services such as Netflix, consumers are able to pay money to watch shows they actually want to see as opposed to the shows that the CRTC thinks they should be watching.
Columnist says if the CRTC wants to boost Canadian content, it should stop looking to tax the internet, and start funding content directly.
Netflix says it will not turn over confidential subscriber information to Canada's broadcast regulator in order to safeguard private corporate information.
Changes are coming to Canadian TV: Here are the issues and where the big players stand by James Bradshaw
The public broadcaster supports pick-and-pay, but warns it will have “a negative financial impact” on many stations.
Regulating the internet to help boost Canadian content will only hurt consumers, a Netflix executive told the country's broadcast regulator on Friday before being ordered to hand over confidential company information.
Columnist asks if over the top services such as Netflix threaten Canadian content and whether it matters.
Prime Minister Harper addresses the Conservative Party caucus and says his government would “oppose any tax on services like Netflix and YouTube.”
Columnist says Prime Minister Stephen Harper has waded into the debate over the future of Canada’s television industry, using a high-profile speech to press for pick-and-pay options that would let viewers buy only the channels they choose.
Canada’s public broadcaster says it can no longer afford to offer its television programming for free over the air as its advertising revenue deteriorates, and it wants cable and satellite companies to start paying for its signals.
Columnist says that for too long, the default position has been that whenever there was any new development in the economy, the government had to extend its broad regulatory mantle to cover it.
Editorial says national broadcasters and local news programs are valuable public services that help create community cohesion and capture Canadian culture.
Bell says local TV stations can no longer survive on ad revenue alone and must be able to introduce subscription fees for programming such as regional newscasts that have been free for decades.
Columnist says a dramatic overhaul in how stations are bundled will likely mean an equally dramatic increase in fees for consumers.