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A new study, commissioned in part by FRIENDS, warns that rules designed to unbundle large cable and satellite packages could cause nearly 7,000 job losses and take away about $400-million in funding for Canadian programs.
Columnist says as children everywhere start to turn off their television sets and tune into streaming services, our homegrown industry is undergoing growing pains.
Union leaders call on the federal Liberal government to reverse the decision to cut the local programming fund and to not just commit to infrastructure in new buildings and roads, but also fund vital communications infrastructure like our community television stations.
According to the DGA’s inaugural Feature Film Diversity Report, just 6.4 percent of the 376 features released in 2013 and 2014 were directed by women, and 12.5 percent by ethnic minorities — and of films that did over $100 million in domestic box office, 96.8 percent were directed by men.
Canadian performers and producers have reached a new Independent Production Agreement (IPA) governing English-language production in Canada.
Columnist says nearly every minister has some Conservative handiwork to undo, according to the mandate letters and Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly will be reversing funding cuts to the CBC.
Love Canadian Content? Rogers Unveils World-Class Canadian Production Studio, Nine New Series and New Specialty Channel
Rogers and VICE Media, the youth media brand and digital content studio announced the development of VICE Canada, a new production facility that is now in development in the heart of Toronto.
Columnist says Quebec dominance in federal arts leadership should temper Toronto arts world’s post-election euphoria.
Just hours after being sworn in, Canada's new Heritage Minister outlined priorities that include increasing the budgets of the Canada Council for the Arts and the CBC.
In his statement, Prime Minister says his government will reinvest in Canada's cultural and creative industries.
Columnist says award felt like a key moment in the long fight to enhance Canada’s identity by supporting its talent.
Columnist says the massive influx of digital content, while great for the platform has meant that competition for traditional sources of funding is also heating up, with more companies than ever competing for an amount of financing that has remained relatively unchanged.
Columnist says Justin Trudeau understands in his bones how crucial arts, culture and education are in shaping our inclusive and multicultural identity — and how we can use our artistic achievements to show the world who we are.
International competitors are offering similar fare, and even some of Netflix’s programming, making it harder for the video-streaming service to gain traction.
Former Liberal leader says that in order for cultural policies to move forward it will be more than ever necessary for the federal government to play a leading role.
Columnist says if Canadians want to be affirmed in their role as citizens sharing responsibility for the common good, cultural policy and funding need to be election issues too.
Justin Trudeau announced that the Liberals would give $380 million in additional funding for the arts and undo the Conservative funding cuts to the CBC.
The Liberals have joined the NDP and Greens in pledging to reverse the $115 million in cuts made by the Conservative government to the CBC.
At least 35% of the music selections of Stingray's Canadian-produced channels consist of Canadian talent.