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FRIENDS comments on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups.
FRIENDS offers recommendations to the government on its tax and CRTC policies, including requiring Netflix and other foreign OTT services to collect sales taxes, as their Canadian competitors must do.
The CRTC says about 160,000 Canadians cancelled their TV subscription last year, but the industry managed to offset that loss by charging the remaining customers more.
Columnist says social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts.
Columnist says it would be more egalitarian and beneficial to Canadian culture to hold foreign-owned services to the same rules as other major Canadian media companies.
Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, deems it is important to remain cautious when it comes to racism allegations against one of the CRTC's commissioners.
Court documents filed by Raj Shoan, fired last month as Ontario commissioner of the CRTC, allege that Linda Vennard, commissioner for Alberta and the Northwest Territories, made racist comments and harassed her assistant.
Allegations of racism are hanging over a CRTC commissioner, as reported by the Calgary Herald.
Raj Shoan, a former commissioner at Canada’s broadcast and telecom regulator, has initiated another legal action against the federal government, this time challenging the order that terminated him from his post.
In a report released three years after an initial complaint was lodged, federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien has found the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to be in breach of Canada’s Privacy Act.
Fired CRTC commissioner asks court to overturn dismissal on allegations of workplace harassment by Emily Jackson
Raj Shoan, who was fired over allegations of workplace harassment and for taking actions that were “fundamentally incompatible” with his position, has filed an application asking the federal court to quash the order in council that terminated his role at the CRTC.
With added special software, the boxes allow customers to stream a huge selection of pirated content, including live sports, on their TVs — for free.
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.
According to an electronic copy of an order-in-council, federal cabinet has revoked the appointment of Raj Shoan, the commissioner for Ontario at the CRTC, a decision made based on the recommendation of Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly.
FRIENDS opposes CBC’s application to the CRTC to allow ICI Musique and CBC Radio 2 to continue to broadcast national advertising.
On Tuesday in Toronto, a conflict between two Canadian Radio-television ant Telecommunications Commission top executives was presented to a judge for the first time. Ontarian commissionner Raj Shoan has pursued three legal actions in the past year to oppose decisions by CRTC president Jean-Pierre Blais.
Columnist says a recent federal court ruling targets a disruptive technology that everyone agrees has both legitimate and infringing uses.
Reporter says that, after years of cuts and reduced airtime, regulatory authorities grant la little oxygen to local news and programming.
Private general interest televisions such as TVA and V could access up to 90 million dollars a year to fund their local news. The CRTC grants large conglomerates such as Québecor and Rogers the option to fund local news on their general interest channels rather than to their community televisions.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting expressed disappointment with the new policy for local TV released today by the CRTC.