Publications — 1998

From time to time, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting commissions research on topics relating to its issue set. FRIENDS also benefits from research papers produced by students at Canadian law schools under the auspices of the Pro Bono Student Canada programme.

Sep 17, 1998 — Publication

Potential implications of future WTO negotiations for North American broadcasting

WTO negotiations may produce expanded trade agreements decreasing government lawmaking authority over broadcasting, dramatically impacting North American broadcasting policies

Jun 1, 1998 — Publication

What's On TV? An Analysis of the Availability of Local/Regional and Canadian Programming

Serious difficulties with availability, variety, visibility of locally-produced programming on English-language TV stations

Feb 1, 1998 — Publication

Appointments to the CBC and CRTC: Criteria and Process

New appointments procedure, stated criteria for service to CBC, CRTC might better meet current legislative expectations