St-Onge Forms Advisory Committee for CBC/Radio-Canada's Future

As the national public broadcaster, CBC/Radio-Canada occupies a unique place in Canada's cultural and information landscape, reflecting Canadian values and sharing our stories from coast to coast to coast. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that the public broadcaster is well positioned to continue delivering vital services for Canadians, now and in the future. The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of an Advisory Committee who will provide policy advice on how to strengthen and renew the public broadcaster so it can continue to fulfill its important social, cultural and democratic functions. The committee is composed of seven experts and specialists who will contribute their knowledge and experience from a variety of fields:Marie-Philippe Bouchard, CEO, TV5 Québec CanadaJesse Wente, Chair of the Canada Council for the Arts, founding Executive Director of the Indigenous Screen OfficeJennifer McGuire, Managing Director, Pink Triangle PressDavid Skok, CEO and Editor-in-Chief, The Logic (independent media startup)Mike Ananny, Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California AnnenbergLoc Dao, Executive Director of DigiBCCatalina Briceno, Professor, Université du Québec à MontréalThis Advisory Committee will meet regularly with the Minister to discuss a range of questions dealing with funding, governance and mandate.

Source:CBC News

May 13, 2024 20:06 UTC

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