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All Local & Regional Programming Articles — 2011

Dec 19, 2011 — News Article

CRTC to Review Local Programming Improvement Fund

Saying the quality and the quantity of local TV programming in Canada is at risk, the CRTC will hold a public consultation and review of the Local Programming Improvement Fund.

Dec 19, 2011 — News Article

CRTC to review local television support fund

FRIENDS says the local television support fund has been absolutely essential to the survival of local news in smaller Canadian cities.

Sep 26, 2011 — News Article

CBC expands local news service

CBC will introduce new radio and internet services in Kitchener-Waterloo and London, Ont., and expanded weekend news programming for Edmonton, Ottawa, the Maritimes and St. John’s.

Aug 21, 2011 — News Article

Local TV Newscasts Expanding by Brian Stelter

The benefit of the industry’s bad times, executives say, is that it forced a hard look at local news operations.

May 31, 2011 — News Release

Dalton Camp Award returns home

Nine years after its creation, the Dalton Camp Award returns to Fredericton this week with the presentation of the 2011 DCA Award at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

Mar 31, 2011 — News Article

The Office of the Ombudsman: The consortium decision on the leaders' election debates

CBC Ombudsman says the obligation to provide equitable coverage does not mean the need to provide equal coverage, and there is reason to believe that media will find many other ways to integrate the Green Party into political journalism.

Mar 14, 2011 — News Article

CACTUS welcomes community TV ruling from CRTC by Etan Vlessing

The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) is applauding BCE being asked by the CRTC to carry seven indie community TV channels by 2012 to secure outright control of CTVglobemedia.

Feb 12, 2011 — Blog Post

CBC Television proposal to cut over-the-air service to Moncton and Saint John

A CBC TV proposal before the CRTC will see a majority of New Brunswick residents cut off from access to over-the-air television.

Jan 21, 2011 — News Article

Over-the-air to digital TV transition in New Brunswick

In a radio interview, FRIENDS spokesperson Ian Morrison discusses the impending shut down of over-the-air TV signals scheduled for Aug 31, 2011, and it's potential impact on New Brunswickers.