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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.
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.
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.
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.
Canada's broadcast regulator is forcing English-language TV stations to air at least seven hours a week of local news, and creating a new fund to help the smaller ones pay for it as part of a "rebalancing" of the country's television landscape.
Union says strong and independent local news is intrinsic to our democracy and that it is the duty of large broadcasters to deliver it.
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.
OMNI Television announced they are filing a application with the CRTC to operate a new multilingual and multicultural channel called OMNI Regional, the first of its kind in the country.
Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says the CRTC has discouraged competition in the telecommunications sector and should have a far diminished authority over the industry.
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.
The award was launched in June 2015 to encourage a new generation of researchers to contribute to Canada's public policy development relating to information and communication.
Net neutrality advocates say the inquiry has major implications for internet service.
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.