Maureen Parker

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Articles by Maureen Parker
Maureen Parker

Decade in Review: Fight for it

A guest editorial from Maureen Parker, executive director, Writers Guild of Canada.

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Feedback

In the Playback article ‘Who’s Minding the Store?’ (June 22) – after noting that The Listener’s initial ratings were a little soft – Christina Jennings is cited lamenting that Canada has ‘too few showrunners to fuel its drama-making machine.’ So if the ‘winning streak’ of Canadian shows airing in U.S. primetime stalls with The Listener, it seems we’re to understand that a lack of Canadian showrunning talent is to blame. I completely disagree with this conclusion – so let’s talk facts before pointing fingers.

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Call for policy to save Canuck prods

Maureen Parker is the executive director of the Writers Guild of Canada, the national association committed to furthering the professional, creative and economic rights of its members. The WGC represents more than 1,700 professional screenwriters working in film, television, radio and new media in Canada.