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All Local & Regional Programming Articles — 2001

Dec 16, 2001 — Blog Post

Letter to the Editors of the Sault Star and the North Bay Nugget

North Bay Nugget has erred in description of Friends bus shelter ad placed near Parliament Hill

Dec 13, 2001 — News Article

CBC TV could 'regain presence' in Northeastern Ontario by Phil Novak

CBC may share resources with CTV station to return service to North Bay

Dec 6, 2001 — Blog Post

No Shelter From Storm for Bell Canada

Protesting Northern Ontario local news cuts, Friends places bus shelter ad near Parliament Hill saying BELL + CTV = Less Local Television

Nov 29, 2001 — News Article

Speaking of MCTV by Steven Gallagher

MCTV does Sault Ste. Marie viewers a disservice by not acknowledging final local telecast

Nov 19, 2001 — Ad Campaign

Broken Promises for Local Television

FRIENDS Hill Times ad urges MPs to demand CTV restore local television.

Nov 14, 2001 — Speech

MCTV

Sault residents encouraged to fight to keep local TV station, demand that CTV deliver

Nov 10, 2001 — News Article

Sault MPP continues the fight to save local news by Elaine Della-Mattia

Sault Ste. Marie residents lobby to keep local CTV news station

Nov 8, 2001 — News Article

Watchdog says CRTC letter holds a warning to MCTV by Brian Kelly

Friends says CRTC letter will push CTV to uphold its commitments to local programming

Nov 6, 2001 — News Article

CTV might be hiding behind loophole, media lobby says by Brian Kelly

CTV may be exploiting licensing loophole allowing it to substitute regional programming for local television

Sep 10, 2001 — Policy Brief

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on its Review of the Canadian Broadcasting System

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage recommends that the Committee refer to Broadcasting Act to gauge health of Canadian broadcasting system

Aug 29, 2001 — Policy Brief

Submission to CRTC supporting CHUM Limited Application to acquire control of CKVU [CRTC Application 2001-0587-6]

Friends supports CHUM’s commitment to greater local programming in acquisition of CKVU-TV

Aug 6, 2001 — News Article

Rebel TV station to take on CRTC by Keith Damsell

Star Ray TV broadcasts Toronto community programming without a licence

Jul 18, 2001 — News Article

A new spark for the CBC by Daryl Duke

Carole Taylor must ensure the CBC reflects Canada’s diversity of languages, cultures and communities

Jul 17, 2001 — News Article

Chrétien confirms Taylor is new chairwoman of CBC by John McKay

Carole Taylor must ensure the CBC reflects Canada’s diversity of languages, cultures and communities

Mar 22, 2001 — News Article

Close encounters of a media kind by Michael Posner

Friends questions appropriateness of CBC partnerships with Toronto Star

Mar 2, 2001 — News Article

Audience share for CBC's supper news tumbles by 45% by Alan White

Following cuts to local news programs, CBC’s audience share for supper-hour news has dropped

Feb 1, 2001 — Blog Post

Audience for CBC Television's Supper-Hour Show

Audiences for CBC supper-hour shows affected by overlap with Hockey Night in Canada