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Jean-Pierre Blais Appointed New Head Of CRTC

By Dave Forde / June 12, 2012

Looks like there’s a new guy running the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Late Friday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Friday the appointment of Jean-Pierre Blais as new Chairperson. The five-year term is effective June 18, 2012. Previously, Blais was Assistant Deputy Minister of Cultural Affairs at Canadian Heritage; his duties there included legislation, policies and programs relating to copyright, broadcasting, cultural industries and arts policy.


Katz Appointed New Chair Of CRTC, For Now

By Dave Forde / January 26, 2012

As Konrad von Finckenstein leaves the post as Chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), they have announced the appointment of Leonard Katz is appointed Interim Chair, until the Government of Canada appoints a new Chairperson. Previously, Leonard was the CRTC’s Vice-Chairman of Telecommunications since October 2007. He previously served as the Executive Director of Broadcasting […]