OTTAWA – In a response last week to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage’s May 2022 report on the impact of the proposed merger of Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications... Continue Reading
This is the second in a three-part series. For part one, please click here.
By Neal McDougall
IN THE FIRST PART of this series, I described the foundationally important role of screenwriters in the creation of serialized television, and how Canadian screenwriters must be central to the definition of Canadian content.
Yet when it comes to the debates about broadcasting policy in Canada, and how to define Canadian content under it, there have been a number of arguments that would have us look elsewhere. These arguments typically misunderstand how such content is made, can be self-contradictory, and ignore the unique…
By Connie Thiessen BILL EVANOV WILL be posthumously inducted into the Ontario Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame this October. The Evanov Communications founder and president (above) passed away in March 2020 at age 77. Nominated... Continue Reading
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... Continue Reading
GATINEAU — Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez announced today 29 organizations in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick will receive $11.2 million in Creative Export Canada program... Continue Reading
CEO says they are “more determined and motivated than ever” to expand across Canada MONTREAL – Quebecor Inc. today announced its second quarter 2022 financial results, which states revenue for... Continue Reading
Calls for minister to ban ads on the public broadcaster By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – In a letter obtained by Cartt.ca, Québecor CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau brings falling advertising revenues... Continue Reading