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Dasko seeks survey data from CBC in Senate

Media | 06/07/2024 7:24 pm EDT

Dasko seeks survey data from CBC in SenateAn Ontario senator is wondering why the Department of Canadian Heritage is looking at the future of CBC/Radio-Canada when consultations on the public broadcaster have already been done. In Thursday’s question period, Independent senator Donna Dasko asked what became of...

CBC committee needs more francophone minority participation, senator says

Media | 05/31/2024 2:33 pm EDT

Senators asked to champion net neutrality in comms laws reviewA senator from New Brunswick is upset with the advisory committee on modernizing CBC/Radio-Canada because it does not include any experts from francophone minority...

Heritage Minister appoints CBC advisory committee

Media | 05/14/2024 5:00 pm EDT

Heritage Minister appoints CBC advisory committeeCanadian Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge announced Monday the appointment of the advisory committee...

CBC still facing scrutiny in both chambers of Parliament

Media | 05/10/2024 5:25 pm EDT

CBC still facing scrutiny in both chambers of ParliamentCBC/Radio-Canada continued to come under fire in Parliament Thursday. The...

CBC’s finances improving, no more job cuts needed, Tait tells heritage committee

Media | 05/08/2024 8:02 pm EDT

CBC’s finances improving, no more job cuts needed, Tait tells heritage committeeCBC/Radio-Canada has significantly reduced its financial shortfall and will...

Sylvain Lafrance named chair of Telefilm Canada

Media | 05/08/2024 7:33 pm EDT

Sylvain Lafrance named chair of Telefilm CanadaSylvain Lafrance has been appointed the new chair of Telefilm Canada, effective Thursday. His term will...

Bloc continues to hammer CBC integration plans

Media | 05/06/2024 7:36 pm EDT

Big telecoms fight calls for an ‘ISP tax’, pitch new OTT rulesMonday the Bloc Québécois continued its assault on plans for CBC/Radio-Canada to merge some of its operations.  Last week, Montreal newspaper La Presse reported that a transformation plan is in the works that would see fewer executives in the company administer files...

Bloc condemns reported integration of CBC English and French services

Internet and Governance | 05/03/2024 3:07 pm EDT

CBC board postings extendedThe Bloc Québécois has sounded the alarm after a report in La Presse that...

Budget finds money for CBC, public interest broadcasters

Media | 04/16/2024 11:05 pm EDT

Budget finds money for CBC, public interest broadcastersA group of public interest broadcasters is getting more money from the...

St-Onge appoints committee to look for new CBC president

Media | 03/01/2024 3:50 pm EST

St-Onge appoints committee to look for new CBC presidentMinister of Canadian Heritage Pascale St-Onge announced Friday an...

Natalie Théberge appointed vice-chair at CRTC

Internet and Governance | 02/22/2024 1:27 pm EST

CRTC vice-chair Natalie ThébergeThe government has named Natalie Théberge as vice-chair at the CRTC, it was announced Thursday. Her...

CRTC’s vice-chair of broadcasting steps down

Internet and Governance | 01/08/2024 4:30 pm EST

CRTC’s vice-chair of broadcasting steps downThe CRTC’s interim vice-chair of broadcasting and commissioner for Quebec, Alicia Barin, stepped down...

Ministers reluctant to endorse Catherine Tait’s leadership at CBC

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

CBC calls for site-blocking provisions for ‘manipulated content’The current and past Minister of Canadian Heritage were loath to endorse...

St-Onge refuses to say if she will fire CBC president Catherine Tait

Media | 12/11/2023 1:19 pm EST

St-Onge refuses to say if she will fire CBC president Catherine TaitCanadian Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge would not take the bait when the...

Blanchet says CBC cuts at worst possible time

Internet and Governance | 12/06/2023 1:48 pm EST

Blanchet says CBC cuts at worst possible timeThe Bloc Québécois is continuing its fight against cutbacks at CBC/Radio-Canada. Tuesday in Question Period, BQ leader Yves-François Blanchet said this is the worst possible time for the public broadcaster to cut jobs. The job losses were announced Monday. In his...

Eatrides defends CRTC independence at CHPC meeting

Internet and Governance | 11/23/2023 1:41 pm EST

Eatrides defends CRTC independence at CHPC meetingIn a House of Commons heritage committee meeting that was marked more by partisan feuding than for what...

Federal government launches consultation on AI and copyright

Internet and Governance | 10/12/2023 4:13 pm EDT

Federal government launches consultation on AI and copyrightThe federal government is seeking public input on generative artificial...

St-Onge cites professor to quiet Conservative MP on online bills

Media | 10/06/2023 6:08 pm EDT

New Heritage Minister St-Onge promises to battle tech giantsConservative MP Rachael Thomas brought a motion before the House of Commons...

Canadian Heritage proposes Online News Act regulations, Meta’s not interested

Internet and Governance | 09/01/2023 5:59 pm EDT

New Heritage Minister St-Onge promises to battle tech giantsCanadian Heritage announced its proposed regulations to implement the...

Trudeau, St-Onge criticize Meta for blocking info during wildfires

Internet and Governance | 08/21/2023 4:42 pm EDT

New Heritage Minister St-Onge promises to battle tech giantsPrime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canadian Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge have lashed out at Meta Platforms Inc., saying its blocking of news content has led to emergency...

New Heritage Minister St-Onge promises to battle tech giants

Internet and Governance | 07/26/2023 5:04 pm EDT

New Heritage Minister St-Onge promises to battle tech giantsOTTAWA–Pascale St-Onge vows to keep up the fight with tech giants over...