Monthly Archives: April 2012

My LPIF presentation to the CRTC in Five Stills

Dear Minister Moore, Here is my LPIF presentation to the CRTC in five stills. Stills grabbed from CPAC footage of the hearing. Transcript from the CRTC. Best, Steven COMMISSIONER MOLNAR:    You are one of the only who have proposed … Continue reading

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My Canada Includes LPIF

Dear Minister Moore, Here’s my planned five minute presentation to be made at the CRTC’s LPIF hearing next week. Best, Steven —- CRTC 2011-788 – Review of the Local Programming Improvement Fund Intervener:  Steven James May, PhD Candidate in Communication … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Shaw Direct: The Saviour of Free TV in Rural and Remote Canada?

Dear Minister Moore, Ever tried channel surfing in a one TV channel town? It’s doable but not much fun. You just end up back at the same channel. Channel surfing hasn’t been the same at my parents’ place in Denbigh, … Continue reading

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Dude, Where’s My CBC TV?: Can CBC Legally Stop OTA TV Broadcasting Outside Mandatory Digital Markets?

Dear Minister  Moore, Writing with regards to yesterday’s response by  CBC/Radio-Canada (CBC) to your DRAP funding cuts. Part of CBC’s plan is to cease all analogue television broadcasting on July 31, 2012. That means there will be no over-the-air (OTA) … Continue reading

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Free CRT TV of the Month (April, 2012)

Dear Minister Moore, Enjoyed your Juno tweets last night.  Who knew you were a Hedley fan? Writing with regards to the Free CRT TV of the Month. I’m afraid this TV on Dupont in Toronto is too far gone. Its … Continue reading

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