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Feb 8, 2012
James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, takes exception to a story on CBC Radio about a play that has the artistic community buzzing about a political chill.
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The federal broadcast regulator says cable and satellite companies must
give their customers the option of subscribing to any Canadian news
service they want, either in bundles or a la carte, no later than next
The CRTC says cable and satellite companies must give their customers the option of subscribing to any Canadian news service they want, either in bundles or a la carte, no later than next spring.
Columnist says broadcasters are still beholden to US programming due to a 40-year-old policy.
A report on excessive severance payouts says the BBC is "the world’s leading public sector broadcaster," and the payments "put its reputation at risk."
The public broadcaster's senior management team will take on new roles and responsibilities with the new format.
FRIENDS TV ad, "The Man Behind the Desk" is selected as one of the top political ads of 2013 by Yahoo! Canada.
Donna Hay's Fast, Fresh, Simple is one of the shows that will be
broadcast on a new, Canadian cooking and lifestyle network, Gusto TV,
which debuts Dec. 11, 2013 on Bell Fibe TV and Bell satellite TV.
Columnist says Canadian taxpayers might well ask why they are footing the bill for advertising, whose main goal is to portray the Conservative government as a friend of the consumer.
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