Radio & Television

Quebec culture ministry to lead look at technology’s impact in 2006

OTTAWA – One vague paragraph from multi-faceted release from the Department of Canadian Heritage late Friday says the provinces, led by Quebec, will soon delve into the impact new technologies are having and will have on Canadian cultural policies. The communiqué – one of those nebulous press releases where everyone’s agreed to agree upon – came out of a meeting this week between federal and provincial cultural ministers in Banff and covered many issues, from museums to tourism. The paragraph the Canadian cable, radio, television and telecom industry might be concerned with says: “Quebec agreed to take the lead in...