Online Harm: Protecting Canadian Democracy in the Age of Social Media
InNewsonMarch 10th, 2021
A panel discussion with Members of Parliament Charlie Angus (NDP MP for Timmins — James Bay), Iqra Khalid (Liberal MP for Mississauga — Erin Mills) and Bob Zimmer (CPC MP for Prince George — Peace River — Northern Rockies) with Daniel Bernhard (Executive Director, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting) Adelina Petit-Vouriot (Research Manager, The Samara Centre for Democracy), Dr. Heidi Tworek (associate professor of international history and public policy at UBC) and Dr. Chris Tenove (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Political Science at UBC).
FRIENDS closing comments to CRTC for 2021 CBC License Renewal
InNewsonMarch 2nd, 2021
Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporations English-language audio-visual services, Final reply by the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting (FRIENDS)
If our stories disappear, so do we.
Diversity of Voices
InNewsonMarch 15th, 2020
Canadian stories are the backbone of who we are as a country, and they are in danger of disappearing.
Love for public broadcasting and straight talk for CBC management
InNewsonFebruary 21st, 2020
FRIENDS delivered a whole lot of love for the CBC, along with some frank criticism that can only come from the closest of friends.
The CBC’s license renewal: the first results are in
Friends of Canadian BroadcastingonJanuary 27th, 2020
The future of the CBC is under review. We've got the goods on what Canadians really think.
Statement on the appointments of Steven Guilbeault and Navdeep Bains
InNewsonNovember 20th, 2019
FRIENDS welcomes Mr. Guilbeault to cabinet, and congratulates Mr. Bains on his re-appointment as Minister of Industry, Science, and Economic Development.