Nov 13, 2008 — News Release
FRIENDS ad campaign delivers message to Conservative Party convention delegates that strengthening Canada's cultural sovereignty, as previous Conservative governments have done, could boost Stephen Harper's political fortunes.
Oct 30, 2008 — News Release
FRIENDS says the CRTC has rejected most of the cable industry's demands for greater powers to decide what's on TV in a decision that protects viewers and Canadian programming
Oct 28, 2008 — News Release
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting spokesperson Ian Morrison will be available to comment immediately following the release of a CRTC decision on the possible de-regulation of the cable industry.
Oct 8, 2008 — News Release
A national advertising campaign starting today urges voters to support candidates who are in favour of maintaining domestic ownership and control of Canadian broadcasting and communications companies.
Oct 1, 2008 — News Release
According to a Nanos survey, nearly two-thirds of Canadian voters (63%) think the government's investment in CBC is a good use of taxpayers dollars.
Sep 15, 2008 — News Release
In light of controversial comments and a provocative fundraising letter from his party, FRIENDS says Prime Minister Harper should tell Canadians where he stands on the CBC.
Jun 5, 2008 — News Release
Matthieu Aikins of Halifax and Fraser MacLean from Langley, BC win the Dalton Camp Award - an essay writing contest on the links between democratic values and the quality of media in Canada.
Jun 4, 2008 — News Release
FRIENDS says more foreign programming on CBC English TV defies CRTC licence expectations and confirms that CBC has lost touch with its public broadcasting purpose.
May 30, 2008 — News Release
Winners of the 2008 Dalton Camp Award will be announced on June 5th at the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Apr 8, 2008 — News Release
FRIENDS says Canadians will pay more for less choice in Canadian TV if cable monopoly demands for all out de-regulation of TV distribution are granted.
Apr 7, 2008 — News Release
New survey shows Canadians regard the CRTC and the federal government as guardians of Canadian culture on TV, but don't trust that de-regulated cable and satellite companies would promote and deliver Canadian content on the small screen.
Mar 7, 2008 — News Release
Survey has strong message for Vancouver Quadra candidates: residents of BC are more likely than other Canadians to vote for a candidate who rejects permitting foreign corporations to control Canadian media companies.
Mar 6, 2008 — News Release
Gabrielle Miller will be attending and speaking at the Vancouver Quadra candidates meeting on Canadian culture and broadcasting on Friday, March 7 at the UBC campus.
Feb 28, 2008 — News Release
FRIENDS says a Conservative minority report on future of the CBC would expand the gap between the national public broadcaster's mandate and the resources available to meet it.