Publications — 2002

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.

Dec 1, 2002 — Publication

Chasing Asper: The CRTC's Changing Stance on Convergence Through the Evolution of the Canadian Media Industry

Despite internal division, overlap with Competition Bureau, confusion over future direction, CRTC is expected to remain important factor in regulation of Canadian media

Feb 4, 2002 — Publication

Follow the Money, Part II: Federal Political Contributions by Canada's Broadcasting Industry, 1993-2000

Canada Elections Act should be amended to prohibit increasingly substantial political contributions from broadcasters