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

Daniel Bernhard - FRIENDS' Executive Director and Spokesperson

Room 256-S, Centre Block

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 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 David Tkachuk, Chair of the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications and Ian Morrison, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting

Senator Art Eggleton

Senator Art Eggleton

NDP Parliamentary Leader Guy Caron

NDP Parliamentary Leader Guy Caron

Senator Andre Pratte, former Editor-in-Chief of La Presse

Senator Andre Pratte, former Editor-in-Chief of La Presse

Liberal MP Julie Dabrusin Chair of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Liberal MP Julie Dabrusin Chair of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Laval Professor Collette Bring

Laval Professor Collette Brin 

Senator Rob Black

Senator Rob Black

NDP Heritage critic Pierre Nantel, MP

NDP Heritage critic Pierre Nantel, MP

Senator Patricia Bovey, Deputy Chair Senate Committee on Transport and Communications and Senator Ratna Omidvar

Senator Patricia Bovey, Deputy Chair Senate Committee on Transport and Communications and Senator Ratna Omidvar