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March 19, 2019 21 hours 11 min ago

Budget 2019: Canadian government creates Universal Broadband Fund aimed at 100% broadband coverage by 2030 (Updated)

Three new tax measures to support Canadian journalism, but nothing for broadcasters. Oh, and no Netflix taxes OTTAWA - In the federal government's budget released this afternoon, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced a few measures directly impacting the telecommunications sector and to a certain extent the broadcasting sector. On broadband expansion, in the fall of 2018 the Auditor General of Canada criticized the government for not having a national strategy. ISED (Innovation, Science and Economic Development ministry) responded they could not formulate a strategy without funding. Read More »


The Podcast: Mark Montefiore, New Metric Media (makers of Letterkenny)

Both Don Cherry and John Doyle like what Mark Montefiore’s company is making. He must be doing something right View Podcast »

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