Tuesday, May 21, 2019

GOVERNMENT CUTS CANADIAN NETWORK’S FUNDING

March 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is expected to be hit hard by the decision of the Stephen Harper government to cut funds for itself, Telefilm Canada, and the National Film Board of Canada. The cuts were announced Thursday and will take effect gradually over the next three years. Daily Variety quoted Ian Morrison, spokesman for Friends […]

CANADIAN CABLERS, BROADCASTERS UNITE OVER NETFLIX

February 18, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Representatives of Canadian cable-TV and satellite providers, local broadcasters, film producers and unions are scheduled to hold “crisis” talks in Ottawa today (Friday) to discuss the entry of Netflix into their territory. Last year, the online video rental company launched a “streaming only” service in the country for $7.99 a month, but unlike other outlets, […]

ACCUSED MAN DENIES DOWNLOADING PIRATED MOVIE

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When Canadian broadcaster Canwest Global Communications executives arrive at the Hazelton Hotel in Toronto today (Tuesday) to make their pitch to advertisers for their fall schedule, they will likely have to pass near a rally being staged by Canadian actors who are angry at the decision by Global network to buy several American TV shows […]