Radio & Television

FRIENDS appoints new executive director

TORONTO — FRIENDS (formerly known as Friends of Canadian Broadcasting) announced today Marla Boltman (above) has been appointed as the organization’s executive director and spokesperson, effective immediately. Boltman’s hiring follows the departure of FRIENDS’ former executive director Daniel Bernhard last summer. “With the imminent arrival of key pieces of legislation, Boltman will serve as a powerful advocate for Canadian voices at a critical time for the country’s cultural media policy,” reads a FRIENDS press release announcing her appointment. Under her leadership, “FRIENDS will continue to engage Ottawa on CBC’s mandate and budget while working to ensure that social media and...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.