Radio & Television

CAB CONVENTION: Governments and broadcasters need to work together: Doer

WIINIPEG – The different levels of government and Canada’s private broadcasters need to work closely together on certain public policy issues, Manitoba Premier Gary Doer told delegates to the Canadian Association of Broadcasters annual convention in his opening day keynote address yesterday. Citing third-party political advertising and emergency preparedness ar primary targets, Doer (right) wants public policy on the two matters to properly reflect freedom of speech issues as well as political concerns and those of the broadcasting community. Recent policy pushes at the federal level are calling for limits on the amounts of monay unions and corporations can donate...