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Blue Ant says contribution regime should be flexible

Internet and Governance | 12/04/2023 3:32 pm EST

Foreign streamers must pay their fair share of contributions to the Canadian broadcasting system, but should be able to choose how they do it, the CRTC was told Friday. The commission was wrapping up the second of three weeks of hearings into modernizing the broadcasting...

Andrew Addison named new CMPA VP

Media | 06/29/2016 3:44 pm EDT

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) announced Wednesday that it has appointed a new vice-president of communications and marketing. Andrew Addison will report to president and CEO Reynolds Mastin and “provide strategic direction, leading the development and execution of integrated marketing and communications strategies for the CMPA,” according to the association's press release. Addison was previously a consultant with FleishmanHillard, a communications company, where as associate vice-president for the company’s reputation management practice in Toronto, "he led national communications campaigns and provided strategic counsel,” the release said.   Prior to that, Addison was manager of media relations at the Canadian Bankers Association, the release added. Earlier this month, the CMPA hired Scott Garvie to replace Jamie Brown as chair of the group’s board of directors....

Scott Garvie named new CMPA chair

Media | 06/02/2016 7:32 pm EDT

Scott Garvie has replaced Jamie Brown as the chair of the board of directors at the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA). Garvie, the senior vice-president of business and legal affairs at Shaftesbury Films Inc., has served on the CMPA board of directors for 15 years, the organization said in a press release. “Our industry is facing...

CMPA announces new board of directors

Media | 06/08/2015 3:33 pm EDT

The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) announced Monday the results of its board of directors election. The release stated that Jamie Brown of Frantic Films was re-elected as chairman of the board. It named the...