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
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