MEDIA ADVISORY: Cultural Policy for the Digital Age

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Centre for Law, Technology and Society invites members of the media to attend a discussion of Richard Stursberg’s proposals to the Government of Canada for the Canadian Content in a Digital World consultation.

WHAT: A panel discussion on cultural policy for the digital age

WHEN: November 2, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fauteux Hall, 3rd Floor (57 Louis Pasteur, University of Ottawa | map)


  • Richard Stursberg is a former CBC executive with more than 25 years of experience in media.
  • Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law.
  • Ferne Downey is the national president of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) and the president of the International Federation of Actors (FIA).
  • Kate Taylor is lead film critic at the Globe and Mail and a columnist in the arts section.


  • Paul Wells is a Canadian journalist, currently working as a national affairs columnist with the Toronto Star.

Full bios and additional event details

This event is sponsored by Rogers Communications.


Media inquiries

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908

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