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Review panel for Broadcasting, Telecoms Acts extends deadline

Originally set for Nov. 30, the seven-person panel has extended its submission deadline until early next year.

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CRTC needs more regulatory flexibility in digital world: Scott

During a presentation to the Senate on the modernization of Canadian legislation, CRTC chair Ian Scott said the commission needs new tools, such as the ability to impose monetary penalties.

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Public consultations underway for Broadcasting, Telecom Acts review

The panel tasked with modernizing the Acts must present a final report to government by Jan. 31, 2020.

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“It’s about jobs, jobs, jobs”: CMPA launches national consultation

Indie producers will be asked how to best modernize the Broadcasting and Telecom Acts and ensure all members of the system contribute.

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Op/Ed: We need to talk about Canadian drama

As the government-appointed panel begins its review of the Broadcasting and Telecom Acts, media researcher Irene Berkowitz makes the case for re-thinking how subsidies are deployed.

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Feds appoint panel to review Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

The seven-person panel will examine how digital cos can contribute to the Canadian system.

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Feds propose review of Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

The Liberal government has released its 2017 budget, which calls for modernizing the Acts and includes funding for cultural infrastructure.

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Cable, satellite TV operators prevail in battle over carriage fees

The high court on Thursday said the CRTC has no jurisdiction to impose a first-time value for signal regime, after an earlier lower court split decision that gave the regulator those powers under the Broadcasting Act.

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Creative coalition left disappointed by Supreme Court decision on ISPs

Canadian actors, directors, producers and screenwriters: “The principles of the Broadcasting Act continue to be sound but, with this decision, their application remains inconsistent.”