In the news: Canadian Television Fund gov’t funding renewed

From the Canadian Press:

  • Government renews cash to embattled TV fund amid industry standoff
    ” ‘Contributing relatively small amounts to the creation of independent programs is a sweet deal for the cable companies, [NDP Heritage Critic Charlie] Angus said. The television fund was set up ‘following massive deregulation that was allowed by the CRTC. They’re in protected markets – they’re not facing open competition from American cable giants across the border who would love to be able to get into our markets.’ “

2 thoughts on “In the news: Canadian Television Fund gov’t funding renewed”

  1. I would love to know the opinions of your readers regarding Bev Oda’s attitude towards this incident, and whether they think the fund will be around for another year?

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