Radio & Television

Friends don’t let friends cut culture spending

TORONTO - Friends of Canadian Broadcasting has a message for the Conservative party convention taking place in Winnipeg today: don’t cut funds to the CBC.The broadcast watchdog group has launched an ad campaign beginning with a published a print ad in today’s Prairie edition of the Globe and Mail. The ad cites a recent Nanos survey that it commissioned which found three-quarters of Canadians would support maintaining or increasing funding to CBC."Friends intends to take every opportunity during this Parliament to urge Prime Minister Harper to strengthen Canada’s sovereignty through policies that promote Canadian culture," says spokesperson Ian Morrison. "Issues...