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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 affirme que le journalisme pratiqué par sa correspondante Amanda Lang correspond répond aux normes journalistiques de la corporation.
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.
FRIENDS says all major Canadian TV networks and station owners—Bell, Corus, Québécor, Rogers, and Shaw—will not run Friends of Canadian Broadcasting TV ads that poked fun at Stephen Harper's "hostile agenda" for the CBC.
All the major Canadian TV network and station owners: Bell, Corus, Québécor, Rogers and Shaw have refused to air Friends of Canadian Broadcasting TV ads that satirize Stephen Harper for his hostile agenda towards the CBC.
FRIENDS says the ads the networks do not want Canadians to see are meant to hold the Harper government to account for the damage it has done to public broadcasting in Canada.
Don Newman will be in the interviewer’s chair when Elizabeth May sits down for the second installment of the Leaders Series about the CBC.
Don, the former senior parliamentary editor for CBC Television and host of the daily politics program CBC News: Politics, will quiz Ms. May about where the Green Party stands on the future of our national public broadcaster, the CBC.
FRIENDS says no major TV station owners in Canada are willing to run an ad it has produced criticizing the Harper government for its approach to the CBC.
A committee of the U.K. parliaments says the governing body of the public broadcaster "has failed to meet expectations," while the fee on TV homes should in the medium-term be replaced by a levy on all households.