From Amanda Parris of CBC Arts:
Link: Why aren’t we all fuming over the CRTC cuts? Because we don’t see ourselves reflected in TV and film
TheÂ CRTCÂ was renewing the five year licenses for the big three private broadcasters in Canada who deliver much of the television we all watch: Bell,Â CorusÂ and Rogers. In the renewal, theÂ CRTCÂ announced that they would be decreasing the minimum financial contributions these broadcasters are required to allocate to Canadian content from 9-10 per cent to just 5 per cent. The Canadian content that is supported through these contributions (a.k.a Programs of National Interest, orÂ PNI’s) includes drama, scripted series, documentaries and Canadian award shows. Â Continue reading.Â
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Good article. Personally I’ve tried to spread the word about the CRTC betrayal.
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