Cancon

Sunny Freeman

CRTC Is The Problem, CRTC Told

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians are disgruntled with television in this country. Many blame the CRTC for the system’s failings, and some have told the federal regulator t...

Sunny Freeman

Is 'CanCon' Losing Its 'Can'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Business

When ABC needed a summer filler for "Grey’s Anatomy", the network took a shopping trip north of the border and found "Rookie Blue", a perfectly form...

Canada's Digital Divide

Kenny Yum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Kenny Yum

What is it like to be a citizen in a digital age? And what type of nation are we in a digitized world? Many of us can't look away from our screens -- second screens, TV sets, mobile phones, desktops. We're increasingly disconnected from each, but we're hyperconnected through tweets, Facebook updates, messages and emails. Today we launch our Digital Divide series, and we start by asking, who are we leaving behind? Is access to broadband internet and literacy in technology crucial? Do we need to redefine what are basic needs?

Verdict Is In: HuffPost Readers Want A TV Revolution

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

End channel bundling. End CanCon rules. End the CRTC … and maybe even end the CBC. Those sentiments were hardly unanimous, but they were among th...

Watch This: Canada's TV Rules To Get Major Overhaul

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s telecom regulator is preparing for a major review of how the TV broadcasting industry works, and a lot is up for grabs — from channel pac...

U.S. Lobbyists Want CanCon Gone

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Business

An intellectual property lobby group is pressuring Canada to give up its Canadian content rules for media as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TP...

Should Netflix, YouTube Follow Canadian Content Rules?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

The CEO of one of Canada’s largest media companies has rekindled a burning question about the future of the country's media: Should Netflix be requi...

New CanCon Rules Could Mean Fewer Shows

CP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Canada's federal TV regulator says it's bringing in new rules to encourage bigger budget, higher quality Canadian programs, but homegrown performers f...