Radio & Television

Banff lands provocative author as keynote speaker

TORONTO - The Banff World Television Festival has announced that social theorist Richard Florida will be the CBC/Radio Canada opening keynote speaker at this year’s Banff World Television Festival, which runs from June 8-11. Florida, a professor and head of the Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management and the MaRS Discovery District at the University of Toronto, is best known for his work in developing his concept of the “creative class”, and its ramifications in urban regeneration. “We're thrilled to welcome Professor Florida as keynote speaker,” said Richard Stursberg, executive vice president of English Services for CBC. “His...

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