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CTV donates $400k to Broadcast Museum Foundation

Briefs | 04/30/2008 5:24 pm EDT

CTVglobemedia today announced a $400,000 grant to the Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation as part of the public benefits package that was approved by the CRTC following CTVgm’s purchase of CHUM.  "We are pleased to continue our support of the CBMF and salute their mission to ensure our nation’s broadcasting history is preserved as an important component of Canada’s cultural heritage," said Paul Sparkes, executive VP corporate affairs, CTVgm. Since its creation in 2001, Canada’s private and public broadcasters and the Ministry of Canadian Heritage have supported the Foundation and its mandate to collect, preserve and celebrate the history of Canadian broadcasting. To date, the Foundation has assembled a unique collection of more than 6,000 items that includes radio and television programs, sets, costumes, props, scripts, photos, promotional material, technology and other artefacts.

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