Radio & Television

Tempers flared at PIAC, FRPC webinar on C-10

By Denis Carmel Bill C-10 has turned into a cultural piñata… again. The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Forum for Research and Policy in Communications (FRPC) organized a legal conference on Bill C-10 today, which featured two sessions asking the following questions: Does the bill’s section 3 hit the mark as a 21st century broadcasting policy and, will the bill’s grant of discretion to the CRTC ensure implementation of the country’s broadcasting policy? Vast program. The first panel was comprised of Doug Barrett, Timothy Denton, Peter Grant and Philip Palmer, which ensured that not only was the topic not covered, instead...