Cancon Review

Reynolds Mastin

“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.

Melanie Joly Banff 2016

Canadian Heritage announces cultural policy release date

Minister Melanie Joly also announced five part-time appointments to the NFB board of directors.

shutterstock_122945545 - money 100 x 667

Broadcasters call for new funding models

Increased flexibility, changes to the tax credit system and a debate over rights ownership: the media cos make their cases for operating in a new digital world.

Copied from Media in Canada - CBCshutterstock

CBC proposes ad-free model in Heritage filing

The pubcaster said it should move to a model akin to the BBC, which would require around $400 million in additional government funding.

Internet TV shutterstock_99918578

CMPA submits Cancon consultation report

The association called for an independent review of the CBC, more power for producers in protecting their IP and less paperwork.

Melanie Joly Banff 2016

Cancon consultations roll through T.O.

Incentives to export content and Canadian spending requirements: Consultation participants share their ideas. (Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly pictured.)

shutterstock_Canada diverse

Opinion: What Minister Joly should take from the Cancon consultations

If the current regulation stands, Canadian voices risk being lost in the crowd, says filmmaker and DGC National president Tim Southam.

Melanie Joly Banff 2016

Heritage launches Cancon consultations

The industry and public consultations “Canadian Content in a Digital World,” first announced in April, are now underway.

Michael-Donovan_DHX

Canadian Heritage names Cancon advisory group

The 12-member expert advisory group includes a range of Canadian film/TV industry figureheads and stakeholders. (DHX’s Michael Donovan pictured.)