LETTER TO THE EDITOR: CanCon must keep pace as the Internet remakes broadcasting

This is a very timely analysis of the whole CanCon issue and, with luck, a precursor to a long-overdue policy review by government. Despite technology neutral definitions in the Broadcasting Act, so many elements of broadcasting law, policy and regulation are, like SimSub, deeply anchored in pre-Internet technologies, ideas and marketplace realities. The Act itself was largely based on the 1986(!) Report of the Caplan Sauvageau Task Force. Canadian governments have, since the Massey Report, pursued the same core objective of promoting Canadian content in all fields of cultural expression: from the visual and performing arts, to publishing, audiovisual, broadcasting...

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.