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CMPA wants CRTC to stand firm on terms of trade with CBC

Media | 01/27/2021 6:13 pm EST

The Canadian Media Producers Association has called on the CRTC to force CBC/Radio-Canada to ink a so-called terms of trade agreement with the organization, which the CMPA says will allow Canadian content producers to maintain their copyright and make more money off their...

CMPA appoints Marcia Douglas director of business affairs

Media | 12/02/2015 3:20 pm EST

The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) announced Wednesday it has appointed Marcia Douglas as the new director for business affairs and digital initiatives. CMPA said in a press release that Douglas will work from CMPA’s Toronto office. The release added that Douglas joins with knowledge of production and financing of projects within the Canadian media sector and was previously the program manager for the Bell Fund and was also an analyst for the Cogeco Fund and the Independent Production Fund. ...

Rogers denies exec called for ban on VPNs

Media | 02/27/2015 6:56 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. said Friday that David Purdy, its senior vice-president of content, did not call on government to ban virtual private networks (VPNs) during a media-industry conference in Toronto on Thursday, despite...