Stars come out for the CBC
Nov 13, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Toronto - Leading personalities from the worlds of Canadian business, literature, music and the arts will speak out about the importance of public broadcasting at a news conference in Toronto tomorrow.
The event, sponsored by the broadcast watchdog group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, comes just days before Canada's broadcast regulator begins a review of CBC's licences for the first time this century.
When: 11 am - Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Where: Windsor Ballroom C, King Edward Hotel, 37 King Street East, Toronto
- Will Ferguson, winner of the 2012 Giller Prize
- Stage and screen giant Gordon Pinsent
- Mary Lou Fallis, the world's funniest diva
- Vincent Lam, winner of the 2006 Giller Prize
- Eric Peterson, star of some of Canada's most successful television programs
- Robert Foster, Vice Chair Business for the Arts and President and CEO of Capital Canada, an independent investment banking firm
- Playwright and actor Michael Healey
- Rita Davies, Former Executive Director of Culture for the City of Toronto
For information: Jim Thompson 613-447-9592
Nov 14, 2012 — Blog Post: The Stars come out for CBC - Media Event
Leading personalities from the worlds of Canadian business, literature, music and the arts speak out about the importance of public broadcasting at a news conference in Toronto.