CBC: CBC to cut back supper-hour news, in-house productions

Job cuts and a shift away from TV and radio services at the CBC have Canadians wondering: what is the future of our public broadcaster? What do you think the cultural landscape will look like in 5 or 10 years?

Article by CBC News

The CBC is shifting its priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, a move that will reduce staff, and supper-hour news broadcasts and programs produced in-house, says CBC president and CEO Hubert T. Lacroix. Read more »

They'll go to any length to keep you out

Your OpenMedia team has just confirmed the location of a new ultra-secretive meeting to finalize the Trans Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) Internet censorship plan.

It’s taking place in just a few days right here in Ottawa, Canada.

In response: OpenMedia is launching a new easy-to-use Internet Voice tool that will get your voice directly to those behind the TPP’s Internet censorship plan. Add your voice now » » » Read more »

These famous Hollywood names are shining a spotlight on TPP censorship

Unexpected new allies are surfacing in the fight against the anti-democratic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a secretive and extreme deal that experts say would make the Internet more censored, expensive, and policed.

With the next round of negotiations imminent - taking place in Ottawa from July 3-12 - Hollywood bigwigs including Jay Leno and Ellen Degeneres have implored the community to boycott an iconic Beverly Hills hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, one of the original signatories to the TPP in 2005, and the location of a recent round of TPP negotiations that took place last August. Read more » Exit interview: Ann Cavoukian leaves privacy watch dog role to lead Ryerson’s big data institute

"On privacy we don’t cave, we don’t back down, we stand firm." Powerful words from departing Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian. What do you think Canada's Federal Privacy Commissioner can do to have a legacy like Cavoukian's?

Article by Brian Jackson for

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Read more »

Topics: Online Spying

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