From a media release:
CBC News today announced Vassy Kapelos as the new host of CBC News Network’s flagship daily political show, POWER AND POLITICS, beginning in March 2018.
A seasoned broadcaster with extensive federal and provincial political experience, Kapelos joins CBC from Global, where she served as Ottawa bureau chief and host of The West Block in addition to being a regular contributor to Global National and Global affiliates.
POWER AND POLITICS airs Monday to Friday at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT, 5:30 p.m. NT) on CBC News Network.
From Vito Pilieci of the Ottawa Citizen:
Link: Heritage ministry to review Canada’s Broadcasting Act
The Canadian heritage minister said the federal government is still considering how to best deal with international streaming services, like Netflix, as part of a broader overhaul of Canada’s Broadcasting Act.
Speaking at the Prime Time in Ottawa Conference held at the Westin Hotel in downtown Ottawa on Thursday, Mélanie Joly said there has been a lot of confusion about the government’s stance pertaining to online streaming services such as Netflix. Continue reading.