Parliamentarians discuss media crisis
Apr 24, 2018
Close the Loophole – The Deductibility of Foreign Internet Advertising was the topic of discussion by Parliamentarians at a special breakfast event on the Hill on April 24.
The report from Friends of Canadian Broadcasting proposes a way to address the media crisis in Canada while saving governments money at the same time.
Presenters included Daniel Bernhard, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, Colette Brin, Professor and Director of the Centre d’études sur les médias, Département d'information et de communication, Université Laval, and John Hinds, President and CEO of News Media Canada. The discussion was moderated by Heather Bakken, of iPolitics.ca.
Daniel Bernhard - FRIENDS' Executive Director and Spokesperson
Room 256-S, Centre Block
Senator Percy Mockler, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, NDP Parliamentary Leader Guy Caron, and CPAC President Catherine Cano
Senator David Tkachuk, Chair of the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications and Ian Morrison, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
Senator Art Eggleton
NDP Parliamentary Leader Guy Caron
Senator Andre Pratte, former Editor-in-Chief of La Presse
Liberal MP Julie Dabrusin Chair of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Laval Professor Collette Brin
Senator Rob Black
NDP Heritage critic Pierre Nantel, MP
Senator Patricia Bovey, Deputy Chair Senate Committee on Transport and Communications and Senator Ratna Omidvar