Media Advisory - Foreign ownership survey to be released



    Poll on Canadians' attitudes toward foreign ownership of Canadian media &
    communications to be released at the launch of Keep It Canadian, a
    campaign in support of retaining Canadian control of our media and
    communications industries

    TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - A Harris/Decima survey exploring
Canadians' views toward foreign ownership of Canadian media and communications
companies will be released on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at a public meeting
sponsored by ACTRA, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of
Canada and Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.

    
    What:   Publication of results of a Harris/Decima survey which asks 2000+
            Canadians: should Canadian broadcasting and communications be
            open to foreign control and related questions?

    When:   Wednesday, December 5, 2007
            The survey results will be released on Canada Newswire at
            9:00 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time). Spokespersons will be
            available to discuss the poll results following the campaign
            launch at approx. 1:45 pm MST.

    Where:  The Art Gallery of Calgary
            117-8th Avenue SW

    Who:    Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director ACTRA
            Peter Murdoch, Vice President - Media CEP
            Ian Morrison, Spokesperson Friends of Canadian Broadcasting

            Alberta Senator Tommy Banks and CEP Administrative
            Vice-President Wendy Sol will address the public meeting.
    




For further information:

For further information: Peter Murdoch, CEP, (905) 516-5720 cell; Susan
Ponting, ACTRA, (416) 644-1519, cell: (416) 897-7028; Jim Thompson, Friends of
Canadian Broadcasting, (613) 447-9592

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ALLIANCE OF CANADIAN CINEMA, TELEVISION AND RADIO ARTISTS (ACTRA)

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