Mélanie Joly

Mélanie Joly

January 29, 2018
by David Farrell

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has dished out $410M in cash over the past 24 months for a Wikipedia of culturally important stuff such as “intercultural understanding,” and a museum that has 600 canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft on display. Now some of Canada's loudest scribblers are pointing pencils at the gal with the deep purse and she has a quick fix: write another cheque.

January 22, 2018
by External Source

The international movement to push back against the Google/Facebook duopoly stems from a belated realization that, in the border-blurring digital era, old culture laws too often inadvertently imperil domestic media and the stories they tell. The playing field is perversely tilted.

Stephen LeDrew gonged by Bell
December 13, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
November 6, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
October 13, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment inside and beyond Canada's borders.

October 11, 2017
by David Farrell

In an editorial last week, David Farrell asked readers to fire back with what they think and, more important, what changes can be made to get future cultural policy on the right track.  Here’s what we have received so far.

October 6, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
October 4, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
October 2, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media the regulatory environment both within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
September 29, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and regulatory jurisdiction within and beyond Canada's borders.

September 29, 2017
by David Farrell

Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly has employed quiet diplomacy to welcome the expansion of global Internet platforms into Canada with certain provisos.