MEDIA ADVISORY — The Future of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Broadcasting

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

 

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to join practitioners, policy makers and academics for The Future of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Broadcasting national conference.

As the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) plans to review the Native Broadcasting Policy, the conference aims to create or identify the terms of reference for the CRTC deliberations to ensure that any changes to the policy support the development goals that Indigenous media activists, broadcasters, and community members themselves identify.

WHAT: The Future of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Broadcasting national conference

WHERE: Johnson Hall, Alex Trebek Alumni Hall (157 Séraphin-Marion Private - University of Ottawa)

WHEN: June 15 to 17, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Discussion Topics: The CRTC Process & CRTC Policy

  • How would you like the CRTC consultation process to be conducted?
  • How should the review process itself be changed?
  • What should the policy entail?
  • What are the elements to include or exclude?
  • What changes would be requires to the Broadcasting Act to ensure the policy is upheld?

Speakers:

uOttawa expert:

Geneviève Bonin
Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Faculty of Arts
Cell: 613-762-2908
gbonin@uOttawa.ca

View the full conference program and speakers

Media inquiries:

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908
sarah.foster@uOttawa.ca

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