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Positions in the West were cut the deepest, with 37 cut from Alberta and 25 from British Columbia. Ontario will lose 30 positions.
The CRTC unveils new restrictions on charges for bundled TV packages.
Consumers who have long bemoaned bloated cable packages may well embrace the new model, but some have suggested that unbundling TV channels could ultimately hurt the industry, and the consumer.
Tech analyst says the CRTC's decision to allow "pick-and-pay" might be too little too late as the market continues its headlong rush towards purely online alternatives.
You’ll get more options, but you might not pay less when it’s all said and done, chairman warns by Sadiya Ansari and Raju Mudhar
FRIENDS is concerned about the impact pick-and-pay will have on Canadian content.
The NDP says they welcome changes that give consumers greater choice and low-cost basic packages, but caution that the Conservatives haven’t explained how they will ensure that pick-and-pay doesn’t lead to less choice and higher costs for some subscribers.
Columnist says the CRTC is not taking on Netflix; it's introducing new rules for Bell, Shaw and Rogers.
FRIENDS is concerned about the effect pick-and-pay will have on Canadian content.
FRIENDS says the CRTC is rolling the dice on the future of an industry that is crucial to Canada’s cultural sovereignty and generates more than $15 billion in revenue and 66,000 jobs.
Speech: CRTC chairman on Let’s Talk TV and the future of content made by Canadians by Jean-Pierre Blais
Text from a speech delivered on March 12, 2015 by CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais.
Columnist says the CRTC announcement highlights why digital media companies must ante up for Canadian film and TV productions.
In a radio interview, FRIENDS spokesperson Ian Morrison, discusses the implications of a CRTC decision to relax Canadian Content requirements on television.
Columnist takes issue with FRIENDS' goal of making greater funding for the CBC a campaign issue in the upcoming federal election.
CBC says senior business correspondent Amanda Lang’s journalism adheres to the corporation’s journalistic standards
The drama was one of several new shows heralded as a return to premium original Canadian content for CBC in the wake of budget cuts and the loss of Hockey Night in Canada.
The group is called We Vote CBC - Peterborough, and it is a local offshoot of a national campaign to make CBC funding an issue in the forthcoming federal election.
The new group We Vote CBC – Peterborough, formed last year after a visit from FRIENDS.
You can also watch Francine Pelletier’s French-language interview with Ms. May here.
Green party leader Elizabeth May will talk about what she would do with the CBC if she was prime minister at an upcoming Burnaby event, hosted by FRIENDS.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting’ Leaders Series about the CBC continues with the webcast of interviews with Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada.