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The Liberal leader describes why Canadian culture matters.
Ten of the twelve current members of the CBC Board of Directors - all of whom have been appointed by Prime Minister Harper - are or have been financial contributors to the Conservative Party of Canada.
The Harper government is preparing to alter copyright law in Canada so politicians can use news footage and other journalistic content for attack ads and campaign spots without asking broadcasters or publishers for permission.
Final comments on the CRTC's Let’s Talk TV hearings on the future of television in Canada.
FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison, responds to a Globe and Mail editorial claiming that the CRTC needs to start thinking outside the "idiot box" if it wants to play a meaningful role in Canadians’ lives.
New media expert Michael Geist says Netflix's refusal to hand over requested consumer data to the CRTC calls into question the very authority of the broadcast regulator to institute any rules governing Internet-based video service providers.
Prime Minister Harper addresses the Conservative Party caucus and says his government would “oppose any tax on services like Netflix and YouTube.”
Columnist says Prime Minister Stephen Harper has waded into the debate over the future of Canada’s television industry, using a high-profile speech to press for pick-and-pay options that would let viewers buy only the channels they choose.
In order to understand the nuance of opinion related to TV broadcasting in Canada among communities which may be affected by changes in Canada’s broadcasting rules, Nanos conducted a special study of communities “at risk” of either scaled back local news or of their local TV station closing.
FRIENDS says proposed changes to broadcasting regulations up for discussion starting this morning would not be good for Canadian broadcasting and they won't do consumers any favours either.
In advance of CRTC hearings that could radically transform the country’s television system, the views of Canadians are expressed in this full-page, french language ad in Le Devoir.
While CBC President and CEO Hubert Lacroix did blame softening advertising revenue and "disappointing" ratings when announcing the latest round of cutbacks, he also mentioned the government cuts.
FRIENDS launches radio ad campaign featuring the actual voice of a Winnipeg Conservative MP declaring that the Harper government has NOT cut the CBC’s budget.
Radio ads broadcast cities across Canada featuring the actual voice of a Winnipeg Conservative MP declaring that the Harper government has NOT cut the CBC’s budget.
On Aug 19, FRIENDS volunteers were out in full force at a Liberal Party rally in Edmonton Centre.
Manitoba Conservative MP Joyce Bateman says the government is not making cuts to the CBC and that they have stable funding stating "we are giving them as much taxpayer money as they ever have received."
Ofcom in the UK has published a Report for the UK government outlining a series of safety measures designed to ensure family-friendly viewing for children, which have been agreed with the pincipal UK broadband providers.
Glover staffers remove ugly details from Wikipedia Elections Canada dispute cut from site by Oliver Sachgau
Columnist says staff of Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover anonymously edited her Wikipedia page to remove controversial details about her run-ins with Elections Canada.
Columnist says recent changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Workers Program threaten to leave Hollywood actors, directors and other key crew hired to work here stranded at the border.
The country’s second-largest telecom by revenue released its first-ever transparency report last month, which showed Rogers got nearly 175,000 requests for information from the government in 2013, or about 480 requests per day.