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COMMENTARY: In the fog of last-minute drafting, an unanticipated sea change

By Douglas Barrett ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, the gathering of independent Canadian producers at the Banff World Media Festival woke up to an unpleasant surprise. In a late-night session of the Canadian Heritage Committee (which Cartt.ca said could only be described as “chaotic”) as many as 150 amendments were considered to Bill C-11 and a 30-year-old provision in the principal policy section of the Broadcasting Act went from this: (i) the programming provided by the Canadian broadcasting system should (v) include a significant contribution from the Canadian independent production sector to this: (i) the programming provided by the Canadian broadcasting system should (v) include the greatest possible contribution… Continue Reading