Radio & Television

Government cuts funding for CMAC’s anti-racism project after concerns raised about consultant

OTTAWA – Federal minister of diversity Ahmed Hussen announced today in a statement posted on Twitter the government has cut the funding it awarded to the Community Media Advocacy Centre (CMAC) to develop an anti-racism strategy for Canadian broadcasting after concerns were raised about a consultant on the project. The project, which was awarded $133,822 by the federal government, has also now been suspended, according to the statement. In April, CMAC launched a series of consultations as part of the project, which aim “to develop and disseminate an Anti-Racism Strategy that will reduce barriers to participation in media and broadcasting...

Our industry and COVID-19

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