Radio / Television News

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cancon leadership goes beyond CBC


Dear Editor, IN A SPEECH DELIVERED to the Economic Club of Toronto on November 7 and published on Cartt.ca the following day, CBC Television Executive Vice-President Richard Stursberg touted the value and necessity of offering Canadian content in the midst of a television landscape increasingly dominated by American programming. We at Alliance Atlantis agree wholeheartedly with Mr. Stursberg’s belief that “when Canadians are offered Canadian programming that is done well they will respond with enthusiasm and in large numbers” and that “Canadians will watch home-grown programming when it is beautifully made, engaging, and designed for them, when it is rooted in...