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Keep it Canadian
October 8, 2008
- News Release - National Ad Campaign - Vote to keep our media Canadian
A national advertising campaign starting today urges voters to support candidates who are in favour of maintaining domestic ownership and control of Canadian broadcasting and communications companies.

September 12, 2008 - Canada NewsWire: Media union calls for clarity in Harper's foreign investment plan
Canadian Media Guild says Canadians should know whether a Harper government would allow foreign investors to own media companies in this country or not.

September 8, 2008 - CBC News: Competition the name of the game by Peter Nowak
The industry minister says the Conservatives are considering removing foreign ownership restrictions in the telecommunications industry.

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December 5, 2007 - Opinion Poll - National security & cultural sovereignty trump foreign ownership of Canadian media - Keep it Canadian
Poll results show that most voters believe broadcasting and communications are too important to national security and cultural sovereignty to allow foreign control of Canadian media companies.

pdf December 5, 2007 - Opinion Poll - Foreign Ownership of Canadian Broadcasting and Telephone Companies
Executive Summary of a Harris/Decima poll commissioned by Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, ACTRA and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada

December 5, 2007 - Interview - Business News Network, Squeeze Play
Ian Morrison, FRIENDS spokesperson, speaks to hosts Amanda Lang and Kevin O'Leary about foreign ownership of Canadian media companies.