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All Local & Regional Programming Articles — 2002

Oct 30, 2002 — Policy Brief

Letter to CRTC re Legality of Business Arrangement between Rogers and Newcap in Sudbury

Business arrangement between Rogers and Newcap over Sudbury’s CHNO-FM may be in contravention of CRTC policy

Sep 20, 2002 — News Article

CBC must reflect province, execs told by Will Hilliard

Friends’ report, Newfoundland public ask CBC for more local programming

Sep 4, 2002 — News Article

An expensive back yard (editorial)

Despite results of Friends’ poll, more funding for CBC local television is unnecessary

Aug 31, 2002 — News Article

Supporters cite poll to back call for CBC changes

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 30, 2002 — News Article

Lobby group calls for boost in CBC funding

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 29, 2002 — News Release

Troubling News for CBC: Poll

Ipsos-Reid poll finds Canadians believe CBC must improve local, regional service to properly fulfill its mandate

Aug 29, 2002 — News Article

Make CBC stronger in regions: poll

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 29, 2002 — News Article

Majority feel CBC vital to cultural identity: poll by Graham Fraser

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 29, 2002 — News Article

CBC Survey

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 29, 2002 — News Article

Lobby group wants Ottawa to give CBC $250 million more annually, cites poll

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 29, 2002 — News Article

CBC needs more regional programming: survey

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Aug 29, 2002 — News Article

Poll backs CBC getting $250M more a year from Ottawa by Stephen Thorne

Friends calls for increased CBC funding after poll indicates Canadians want better local television

Jul 15, 2002 — Blog Post

Letter to Minister of Finance Re: Building a New CBC

Manley should provide leadership, commit resources to rebuilding CBC with better local, regional presence

May 2, 2002 — Policy Brief

Oral Presentation by FRIENDS' Steering Committee member Patrick Flanagan to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage in Moncton

Friends says cuts to local programming brought on by insufficient funding are inconsistent with CBC’s mandate, should be reversed.

Mar 12, 2002 — Blog Post

Up-date on CBC Television's Supper-Hour Shows (pdf 18KB)

Canada Now newscasts attract smaller audiences - as do shortened regional newscasts