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Canuck artists blast bill

Canadian actor-director Sarah Polley on Thursday slammed Bill C-10, tax legislation now before the Canadian Parliament, for its potential threat to creative expression.

Canadian artists blast tax measure

Canadian actor-director Sarah Polley on Thursday slammed Bill C-10, controversial tax legislation now before the Canadian Parliament, for its potential threat to creative expression.

Canada aims to end censorship flap

OTTAWA – The Canadian government on Wednesday moved to end an on-going censorship flap as it offered domestic producers an opportunity to help draft guidelines on which offensive film and TV projects…

Canada cablers prepare for fight

VANCOUVER -- Canada's broadcasters will square off with their domestic cable and satellite TV operators next week in a battle that could pave the way for a sea change in the market -- the entry of…

Montreal fest to put Bavaria in spotlight

The 32nd annual Montreal World Film Festival will spotlight Bavarian film as it brings over a contingent of producers and filmmakers from the German state, organizers said.

Cost cutting boosts Canadian post houses

Lower expenses helped Canadian postproduction houses record slightly higher profits in 2006, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.

Hearings tackle Canadian TV Fund concerns

OTTAWA -- Canadian indie producers on Monday accused rebel cable operators of manufacturing a crisis around the Canadian Television Fund to wiggle out of financial obligations.

Canada limit: 2 media outlets per market

OTTAWA -- Canada's TV regulator on Tuesday imposed new cross-media ownership restrictions that restrict any company or person from owning more than two media outlets in a single market.

Tougher rules in Canada

Canada's TV regulator on Tuesday imposed new cross-media ownership restrictions that prevent any company or person from owning more than two media outlets in one market.

Lower profit for Canadian cablers

OTTAWA -- Steep promotion costs for its telephone services led to Canadian cablecasters to post lower profit margins in 2006, while the country's satellite TV industry continued to turn their own…

Canada music in ’05: A very good year

OTTAWA -- Canada's sound recording and music publishing industries recorded a healthy profit in 2005, despite the challenges of digital music downloading, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.

WGA strike ripples north to ACTRA

OTTAWA -- The U.S. writers strike has left Canadian actors in a quandary. Members of ACTRA, the country's actors union, on Monday took to the streets in Ottawa to protest the high number of U.S…