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CBC president likens Netflix to colonialism

Media | 01/31/2019 4:27 pm EST

OTTAWA — CBC/Radio-Canada’s president Catherine Tait compared Netflix Inc.’s worldwide presence to the damage done by European colonialism, comments she made at a high-profile industry event Thursday where representatives from every sector of Canadian...

Netflix Canada’s first employee plucked from the CMF

Media | 08/30/2018 4:40 pm EDT

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has confirmed that its vice-president of industry and public affairs, Stéphane Cardin, will be leaving to join Netflix Inc. as its director of public policy for Canada, according to a release on Thursday. The release comes after a La Presse...

Changes ahead for ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ as terms of trade expires

Media | 08/25/2017 5:06 pm EDT

While online discussion forums are rife with debate — and more often, complaints — about why Canadians can’t access popular American television shows legally online, Canadian content producers...