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Marla Boltman to head up Friends

Media | 02/02/2022 12:19 pm EST

Friends, formerly known as Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, announced Wednesday that Marla Boltman has been appointed as executive director and spokesperson, replacing Daniel Bernhard.  Bernhard left the organization shortly after the 2021 election. “With the imminent arrival of key pieces of legislation, Boltman will serve as a powerful advocate for Canadian voices at a critical time for the country’s cultural media policy,” Friends wrote in its press release.  Boltman will continue to engage Ottawa on...

OpenMedia denounces government plan to reintroduce C-10

Media | 11/24/2021 11:56 am EST

Lobby group OpenMedia is disappointed that Tuesday’s Speech from the Throne promised to reintroduce bill C-10, reforming the Broadcasting Act. The "throne speech was a failure of courage, plain and simple,” OpenMedia campaigns director Matt Hatfield wrote in a news...