Peter Menzies Contributor Troy Media

Canadian production is booming. It hardly needs more official intervention – and funding – to continue to grow.
Canadian production is booming. It hardly needs more official intervention – and funding – to continue to grow.

Tax the Internet in the name of Canadian culture?

By Peter Menzies Contributor Troy Media
June 20, 2018 - 11:54am

Those of you who have fled the walled garden that constitutes Canada’s regulated Can-con broadcasting system for the freedom of the Internet, beware: the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is ready to round you up.

The CRTC should be far more concerned about the role of women within the telecommunications industry than in TV
The CRTC should be far more concerned about the role of women within the telecommunications industry than in TV

Rolling the gender boulder up the broadcast hill ignores bigger issues

By Peter Menzies Contributor Troy Media
May 7, 2018 - 9:00am

If you like Canadian television and you’re a woman – better yet, you’re a woman in the industry – there’s a chance that in the years ahead you’re going to like it a lot more.

Open up about decisions made on the communications tools people use, the content they consume and the price they pay for it
Open up about decisions made on the communications tools people use, the content they consume and the price they pay for it

The CRTC remains shrouded in mystery

By Peter Menzies Contributor Troy Media
April 13, 2018 - 10:11am

Many years ago, after a particularly chaotic day in a newsroom, a couple of colleagues and I shared a deep breath, a relieved laugh and shook our heads in dismay.

“If only they knew,” one of us said of the readers we sought to serve, “… if only they knew.”