Pierre Juneau

The Man Who Put the "Can" in CanCon

Pierre Juneau, the civil servant who pushed for Canadian Content regulations on the radio, died yesterday. When Canadian music does well now, we give the credit to Montreal's cheap rents or the star-making power of YouTube. It might be argued, though, that Juneau exercised more influence on Canadian culture from the 1960s through the 1980s than anyone else.
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Canadian Broadcast Pioneer Dead

Pierre Juneau, who championed Canadian content on radio and TV as the first chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, has died. He was 89. As president of the Canadian...