Heritage minister snatches [the decision of what to do with the CTF] away from the CRTC, telling Prime Time delegates that Ottawa, not Gatineau, will rework the troubled fund. Barrett to step down as chairman
In other words, the CRTC wasn't political enough, even though its commissioners obviously were not interested in the point of view of Canadian content creators. Now it is purely a Conservative Party decision.
Gee, I wonder, will they support Canadian content? Or tell Jim Shaw he can now have government protection for his business without
having to give anything back?
I assume the question your blog heading poses is a rhetorical one, Alex. The fix has been in for far too long. I surmise this is just the passing of the torch, the handing of the reigns of the CRTC from the broadcasters to an administration in Ottawa that, in its heart, wants to destroy it.
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