Notes for an address
by Raj Shoan, Regional Commissioner for Ontario, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
to the National Conference of the Broadcast Educators Association of Canada
May 22, 2014
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Thank you for inviting me to offer my perspective on the theme of your conference—“Producing Content Creators”—an area of great interest to the CRTC and intense debate in the audio and video content industries.
We all want Canadian creative industries to thrive and prosper within the broadcasting system, providing opportunities for talented and skilled Canadians. And the Commission recognizes the valuable role educators play in realizing this goal. So I welcome this chance to meet with you today.
While I am a lawyer by trade, and have focused mostly on the regulatory side of the broadcasting and telecommunications industries, I have served on the Board of Directors of FACTOR, the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings. Read the rest of this entry »