The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 07, 2014 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; New Essay Spotlighting Dispute Between CRTC and Netflix Coming Wednesday, Oct. 8

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2014) - On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Fraser Institute will release a new essay spotlighting the current dispute between Netflix and the CRTC.

The essay, Canadian Content Is Dead; Long Live Canadian Content!, examines broadcasting rules and regulations in Canada, as enforced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), and the Internet's effect on the broadcasting landscape.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact: Steven Globerman
    Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute
    Kaiser Professor of International Business,
    Western Washington University
    360-393-8008
    Steve.Globerman@wwu.edu

    Mark Hasiuk
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    (604) 688-0221 ext. 517
    mark.hasiuk@fraserinstitute.org
    @FraserInstitute