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CMPA Intervention re: Allarco Entertainment Limited Partnership’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for Super Channel (Application no. 2017-0743-1)

Filed on March 27, 2018

CMPA Intervention re: Access Communications Co-operative Limited’s Video-on-Demand Licence Renewal Application (Application no. 2017-0850-5)

Filed on February 15, 2018

CMPA Intervention re: New Tang Dynasty Television (Canada)’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for NTD Television (Application no. 2017-0807-5); Wild TV Inc.’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for Wild TV (Application no. 2017-0937-0); 1490525 Ontario Inc.’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for Silver Screen Classics (Application no. 2017-0820-8); and Moviola: Short Film Channel Inc.’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for Rewind (formerly Movieola) (Application no. 2017-0808-3)

Filed on February 15, 2018

CMPA Intervention re: Knowledge Network Corporation Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for Knowledge (formerly CKNO-TV Knowledge Network) (Application no. 2017-0837-2)

Filed on February 15, 2018

CMPA Interventions re: Rogers Media Inc. Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for City Saskatchewan (formerly Saskatchewan Communications Network) (Application no. 2017-0833-0)

Filed on February 15, 2018

CMPA Intervention re: DHX Television Ltd. Broadcasting Licence Renewal Applications for Family Channel (formerly Family) (Application no. 2017-0821-5), Family CHRGD (formerly Disney XD) (Application no. 2017-0822-3), and Télémagino (formerly Disney Junior) (Application no. 2017-0823-1)
CMPA intervention re: Blue Ant Television General Partnership’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for A.Side (formerly AUX TV); Makeful TV (formerly BITE Television); travel + escape; Cottage Life (formerly Bold); BBC Earth (formerly radX); Love Nature (formerly Oasis HD); HIFI (formerly Treasure HD) (Application no. 2017-0841-3) and SN Channel General Partnership’s Broadcasting Licence Renewal Application for Smithsonian Channel (formerly eqhd) (Application no. 2017-0842-1)
CMPA’s Comments re: the Reconsideration of the English-language Group Licence Renewal Applications
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, returns to Prime Time 2018

Press release – January 26, 2018

New horror film Pyewacket summons impressive economic activity in Northern Ontario

Press release – December 14, 2017

Kim McCraw and Luc Déry named 2017 CMPA Indiescreen Award Winners

Press release – September 7, 2017

Production of feature film Maudie paints a picture of economic success

Press release – March 29, 2018

TV series Mohawk Girls drives major economic growth in Greater Montreal communities

Press release – November 9, 2017

Canadian producers, actors and directors commend Minister Joly on rejection of CRTC decision

Press release – August 14, 2017

CMPA statement on joint open letter by Bell Media, Corus Entertainment and Rogers Media

Press release – August 3, 2017

Joint open letter to Minister Mélanie Joly regarding CRTC decisions

Press release – July 14, 2017

Canada’s independent producers, performers and directors petition Minister Joly to reject CRTC decision

Press release – June 27, 2017

CMPA invests in the next generation of Canada’s independent producers

Press release – June 15, 2017

Key audiovisual industry organizations collaborate to create an Indigenous Screen Office for Canada

Press release – June 12, 2017

Canadian content sees strong demand from Europe and US

Press release – May 30, 2017

CMPA and Telefilm partner to offer marketing training for emerging professionals

Press release – May 29, 2017

CMPA promotes Liz Shorten to Senior Vice-President

Press release – May 3, 2017

Independent producers reach historic deal with Alberta labour union

Press release – April 6, 2017

Independent producers applaud federal budget that supports Canadian creative entrepreneurs

Press release – March 22, 2017

Study finds majority of women report gender-based career barriers in Canada’s media production sector

Press release – January 30, 2017

Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage at Prime Time 2017

Press release – January 11, 2017

Gunpowder & Sky CEO Van Toffler to be Friday morning keynote speaker at Prime Time 2017

Press release – January 4, 2017

Lionsgate Television Group President Sandra Stern to give Prime Time opening keynote

Press release – December 12, 2016

Canada’s independent media producers outline their vision for Canadian Content in a Digital World

Press release – November 25, 2016

Prime Time in Ottawa attracts top business and thought leaders in North America

Press release – November 22, 2016

Canada’s French and English-language media producers announce joint effort to address evolving industry

Press release – September 21, 2016

CMPA launches Prime Time in Ottawa 2017

Press release – September 19, 2016

Canadian producers champion Heritage Minister’s Canadian content consultations

Press release – September 13, 2016

Roger Frappier and Hany Ouichou win CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards at TIFF

Press release – September 8, 2016

CMPA statement on CRTC’s revised policy framework for Certified Independent Production Funds

Press release – August 26, 2016

Eight Canadian producers nominated for the 2016 CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards

Press release – August 24, 2016

CMPA launches 2016 edition of Telefilm Marketing Mentorship Program

Press release – August 2, 2016

CMPA appoints Andrew Addison as Vice-President, Communications & Marketing

Press release – June 29, 2016

Canadian Media Producers Association welcomes Heritage Review advisory panel

Press release – June 28, 2016

CMPA welcomes Shaftesbury’s Scott Garvie as new Board Chair

Press release – June 1, 2016

CRTC approval of Corus-Shaw deal puts Canada’s independent producers at risk

Press release – March 23, 2016

Independent producers welcome the government’s investment in CBC/Radio-Canada OTTAWA,

Press release – March 22, 2016

Indie producers win big at 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

Press release – March 14, 2016

Strategic shift key to capitalizing Canada’s content business, new study

Press release – February 4, 2016

Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly to speak at Prime Time in Ottawa

Press release – January 29, 2016

Enhanced Terms of Trade More Essential in Light of Corus’s Acquisition of Shaw

Press release – January 13, 2016

FremantleMedia International CEO Jens Richter takes Prime Time stage for keynote conversation

Press release – January 11, 2016

Creative technologist Kenyatta Cheese to give closing keynote at Prime Time 2016

Press release – December 16, 2015

CMPA and DGC ratify new 2016-2018 Standard Agreement

Press release – December 11, 2015

Canadian performers and independent producers reach new agreement

Press release – December 8, 2015

Prime Time 2016 adds co-production experts, digital innovators & international marketplace trailblazers

Press release – December 2, 2015

Marcia Douglas appointed Director, Business Affairs and Digital Initiatives

Press release – December 2, 2015

Starz’s John Penney announced as CMPA’s Prime Time opening keynote

Press release – November 13, 2015

CMPA inks deal with leading online content marketplace Rightstrade

Press release – November 9, 2015

Canadian Media Production Association and Directors Guild of Canada reach agreement

Press release – November 9, 2015

Independent producers welcome new Minister of Canadian Heritage

Press release – November 4, 2015

CMPA’s Prime Time returns with stellar lineup of guest speakers

Press release – September 28, 2015

CMPA partners with First Weekend Club to showcase members’ films

Press release – September 14, 2015

Robert Lantos wins CMPA Producer’s Award at the Toronto International Film Festival

Press release – September 10 2015

Canadian Media Production Association, Producers Guild of America sign cooperation agreement

Press release – September 10, 2015

Celebrating ten years: Five finalists selected for the $10K CMPA Feature Film Award

Press release – August 24, 2015

CMPA appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Press release – July 30, 2015

CMPA congratulates Standing Committee for accepting its recommendations

Press release – June 11, 2015

CMPA members elect New Board of Directors

Press release – June 7, 2015

CMPA launches Marketing Training Program

Press release – June 5, 2015

Thirty more producers to receive mentoring through CMPA program

Press release – April 30, 2015

Canadian Media Production Association seeks to appeal CRTC Let’s Talk TV decision

Press release – April 13, 2015

Profile 2014 – State of the Canadian on-screen media production industry

Press release – March 5, 2015

Canadian producers lay claim in online video gold rush

Press release – March 2, 2015

Eyeoncanada.ca celebrates Canadian television, feature film and digital media

Press release – March 1, 2015

Steering forward in a disruptive media marketplace

Press release – February 24, 2015

Independent producers and Canadian screenwriters reach agreement

Press release – January 23, 2015

Screen based media: Thriving in a time of change

Press release – January 14, 2015

Case Study – Economic Impacts of Maudie

Prepared for the Canadian Media Producers Association with financial support from Telefilm Canada (March 2018)

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Case Study – Economic Impacts of Pyewacket

Prepared for the Canadian Media Producers Association with financial support from Telefilm Canada (December 2017)

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Case Study – Economic Impacts of Mohawk Girls

The Canadian Media Producers Association in partnership with The Quebec English-Language Production Council (November 2017)

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Case Study – Economic Impacts of Heartland

Prepared for the Canadian Media Producers Association (October 2017)

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Case Study – Economic Impacts of Republic of Doyle

Prepared for the Canadian Media Producers Association (November 2016)

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Case Study – Economic Impacts of Murdoch Mysteries

Prepared for the Canadian Media Producers Association (November 2016)

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Case Study – Economic Impacts of Born to Be Blue

Prepared for the Canadian Media Producers Association (October 2016)

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British Columbia & Yukon Council of Film Unions Master Agreement

The British Columbia & Yukon Council of Film Unions Master Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for labour technicians from IATSE 891 (technical crew including grip, props, construction, transportation, set decorating, hair, makeup and wardrobe), IATSE 669 (camera and publicity crew) and Teamsters 155 (including transportation and catering). This agreement is jointly negotiated by the CMPA and the Canadian Affiliates of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

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Canadian Content in a Digital World

CMPA subsmission to the Department of Canadian Heritage (November 2016)

Download summary of 12 recommendations

Indiescreen Winter 2016

Winter 2016 issue of Indiescreen magazine

Indiescreen Fall 2016

Fall 2016 issues of Indiescreen magazine

Indiescreen Winter 2017

Winter 2017 issues of Indiescreen magazine

Indiescreen Fall 2017

Fall 2017 issue of Indiescreen magazine

CFTPA written submission to the Government of Canada in response to Improving Canada’s Digital Advantage Strategies for Sustainable Prosperity – Consultation Paper on a Digital Economy Strategy for Canada

Filed on July 13, 2010

CFTPA written submission to the Government of Canada Pursuant to Opening Canada’s Doors to Foreign Investment

Filed on July 30, 2010

Submission by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) to the Department of Canadian Heritage With respect to the Consultation on the implementation of Canada’s Policy on Audiovisual Treaty Coproduction

Filed on March 24, 2011

CFTPA Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance With Respect to the 2010 Pre-Budget Consultations

Filed on August 13, 2010

CMPA Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance With Respect to the 2011 Pre-Budget Consultations

Filed on August 12, 2011

Opening Remarks by the CMPA To Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications, Pursuant to the Study to examine the challenges faced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications

Filed on January 29, 2014

CMPA Presentation to Standing Committee on Finance With Respect to the 2015 Pre-Budget Consultations

Filed on November 17, 2014

Canadian Content in a Digital World: Submission to the Department of Canadian Heritage

Filed on November 25, 2016

Petition to the Governor In Council Pursuant to s. 28(1) of the Broadcasting Act

Filed on June 28, 2017

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-926 – Application by BCE Inc. (BCE), on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. (CTVgm) and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, for authority to change the effective control of CTVgm’s broadcasting entities to BCE (Application No. 2010-1506-6)

Appendix II, January 11, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-926 – Application by BCE Inc. (BCE), on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. (CTVgm) and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, for authority to change the effective control of CTVgm’s broadcasting entities to BCE (Application No. 2010-1506-6)

Appendix I, filed on January 11, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-926 – Application by BCE Inc. (BCE), on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. (CTVgm) and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, for authority to change the effective control of CTVgm’s broadcasting entities to BCE (Application No. 2010-1506-6)

Filed on January 11, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-952 – Group-based licence renewals for English-language television

Filed on February 9, 2011

CMPA final comments concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-926 – Application by BCE Inc. (BCE), on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. (CTVgm) and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, for authority to change the effective control of CTVgm’s broadcasting entities to BCE (Application No. 2010-1506-6)

Filed on February 11, 2011

Intervention of the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-783 – Review of the regulatory framework relating to vertical integration

Filed on April 27, 2011

CMPA final submission concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-952 – Group-based licence renewals for English-language television

Filed on April 29, 2011

Joint Submission of ACTRA, APFTQ, CMPA, DGC and WGC concerning Broadcasting and Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-344 – Fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services in the Canadian broadcasting system

Appendix IV, filed on July 5, 2011

Joint Submission of ACTRA, APFTQ, CMPA, DGC and WGC concerning Broadcasting and Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-344 – Fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services in the Canadian broadcasting system

Appendix III, filed on July 5, 2011

Joint Submission of ACTRA, APFTQ, CMPA, DGC and WGC concerning Broadcasting and Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-344 – Fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services in the Canadian broadcasting system

Appendix II, filed on July 5, 2011

Joint Submission of ACTRA, APFTQ, CMPA, DGC and WGC concerning Broadcasting and Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-344 – Fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services in the Canadian broadcasting system

Appendix I, filed on July 5, 2011

Joint Submission of ACTRA, APFTQ, CMPA, DGC and WGC concerning Broadcasting and Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-344 – Fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services in the Canadian broadcasting system

Cover letter, filed on July 5, 2011

Joint Submission of ACTRA, APFTQ, CMPA, DGC and WGC concerning Broadcasting and Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-344 – Fact-finding exercise on the over-the-top programming services in the Canadian broadcasting system

Filed on July 5, 2011

CMPA Submission concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-350 – Call for comments on a possible exemption order respecting satellite relay distribution undertakings and on the transport of Canadian pay and specialty services by such undertakings

Filed on July 11, 2011

CMPA comments concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-408 Application No. 2011-0797-0 Glassbox Television Inc.

Filed on August 4, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation (BNOC) CRTC 2011-525: Development of a regulatory framework for the French-language television market, licence renewals for Astral Media Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and Serdy Media Inc., and review of certain conditions of licence for V Interactions Inc., Quebecor Media Inc.: Application 2011-0482-7, Men TV General Partnership: Application 2011-0485-1 (The Cave)

Filed on September 27, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-525: Development of a regulatory framework for the French-language television market, licence renewals for Astral Media Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and Serdy Media Inc., and review of certain conditions of licence for V Interactions Inc., Astral Media Inc.: Application 2011-0483-5, The Family Channel Inc: Application 2011-0526-3 (Family Channel), Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.: Application 2011-0510-7 (Mpix), Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.: Application 2011-0511-4 (The Movie Network)

Appendix B, filed on September 27, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-525: Development of a regulatory framework for the French-language television market, licence renewals for Astral Media Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and Serdy Media Inc., and review of certain conditions of licence for V Interactions Inc., Astral Media Inc.: Application 2011-0483-5, The Family Channel Inc: Application 2011-0526-3 (Family Channel), Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.: Application 2011-0510-7 (Mpix), Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.: Application 2011-0511-4 (The Movie Network)

Appendix A, filed on September 27, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-525: Development of a regulatory framework for the French-language television market, licence renewals for Astral Media Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and Serdy Media Inc., and review of certain conditions of licence for V Interactions Inc., Astral Media Inc.: Application 2011-0483-5, The Family Channel Inc: Application 2011-0526-3 (Family Channel), Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.: Application 2011-0510-7 (Mpix), Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.: Application 2011-0511-4 (The Movie Network)

Filed on September 27, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning TELETOON Canada Inc.: Part 1 Application to amend a condition of licence Application No. 2011-1406-6

Filed on November 24, 2011

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-788: Review of Local Programming Improvement Fund

Filed on February 15, 2012

CMPA Oral Remarks concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-728: Review of the Local Programming Improvement Fund

Filed on April 19, 2012

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-214: Item 2 Application by Shaw Satellite Services Inc. (“Shaw”) to renew the broadcasting licence for its satellite relay distribution undertaking (“SRDU”) serving communities throughout Canada Application 2011-0953-8

Filed on May 16, 2012

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-214: Item 1 Application by Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership (“Bell”) to renew the broadcasting licence for its satellite relay distribution undertaking (“SRDU”) serving communities throughout Canada Application 2011-0950-5

Filed on May 16, 2012

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-81 (“BNC 2012-81”): Call for comments on a revised licensing framework for pay-per-view (“PPV”) services

Filed on May 30, 2012

CMPA intervention concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-277 (“BNC 2012-277”): High Fidelity HDTV Inc. (“High Fidelity”), Application 2012-0105-3

Filed on June 7, 2012

CMPA comments concerning Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-366: Call for comments on the Commission’s policy regarding Canadian programming expenditure over-expenditures for conventional television and specialty services from large broadcast groups

Filed on August 7, 2012

CMPA submission in response to Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-370, Item 1: Application by BCE Inc. (BCE) on behalf of Astral Media inc. (Astral) for authority to change the effective control of Astral, and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries – Application 2012-0516-2

Filed on August 9, 2012

CMPA Oral remarks to the CRTC pursuant to Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-370

Filed on September 13, 2012

CMPA Final comments concerning BNOC CRTC 2012-370, Item 1: Application by BCE Inc. (BCE) on behalf of Astral Media inc. (Astral) for authority to change the effective control of Astral, and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries – Application 2012-0516-2

Filed on September 21, 2012

CMPA intervention concerning BNOC CRTC 2011-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services. Application No. 2011-0283-9: documentary.

Filed on October 4, 2012

CMPA intervention concerning BNOC CRTC 2011-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services, Respecting the Renewal Application for CBC Television (English-language network and stations)

Filed on October 4, 2012

BNOC CRTC 2011-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services. Application No. 2011-0276-4: CBC Television – Cover letter

Filed on October 4, 2012

BNOC CRTC 2012-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services. Update Regarding Terms of Trade Negotiations with the CBC

Appendix (Terms of Trade Agreement betweenAstral Television Networks, A Division of Astral Broadcasting Group Inc.; Bell Media Inc.; Rogers Broadcasting Limited; Shaw Media Inc. and the Canadian Media Production Association, filed on November 5, 2012

BNOC CRTC 2012-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services. Update Regarding Terms of Trade Negotiations with the CBC

Filed on November 5, 2012

CMPA comments concerning BNOC CRTC 2012-560 Items 1 and 2: OWN Inc. and G4techTV – Show Cause Hearing, References 2012-1233-1 and 2012-1235-7

Filed on November 13, 2012

CMPA Oral Remarks concerning BNOC CRTC 2011-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services

Filed on November 22, 2012

CMPA comments concerning BNOC CRTC 2012-560-2 Item 9: OWN Inc., Application 2012-1422-0

Filed on December 7, 2012

CMPA final comments concerning BNOC CRTC 2012-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services

Appendix B – Bennett Jones LLP legal option on CRTC jurisdiction to impose Terms of Trade on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

CMPA final comments concerning BNOC CRTC 2012-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services

Appendix A – Fasken Martineau legal opinion on CRTC Jurisdiction to Impose Terms of Trade, filed on December 11, 2012

CMPA final comments concerning BNOC CRTC 2012-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services

Filed on December 11, 2012

BNOC CRTC 2011-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services. Follow-up to Procedural Complaint re CBC’s Final Submission.

Appendix A – Bennett Jones LLP legal opinion, filed on January 11, 2013

BNOC CRTC 2011-379: Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services. Follow-up to Procedural Complaint re CBC’s Final Submission.

Filed on January 11, 2013

BNOC CRTC 2013-12: Rogers Media Inc. (“Rogers”), on behalf of The Score Television Network Limited Application 2012-1327-2

Filed on February 20, 2013

BNOC CRTC 2013-19: Applications for mandatory distribution on cable and satellite distribution systems pursuant to section 9(1)(h) of the Broadcasting Act and applications for the licence renewal of independent conventional, pay and specialty television services

Filed on February 26, 2013

BNOC CRTC 2013-106: Application by Astral Media Inc. (Astral) for authority to change its effective control, and control of its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, to BCE Inc. (BCE) Application 2013-0244-7

Filed on April 5, 2013

Oral Remarks by the CMPA BNOC CRTC 2013-19: Applications for mandatory distribution on cable and satellite distribution systems pursuant to section 9(1)(h) of the Broadcasting Act and applications for the licence renewal of independent conventional, pay and specialty television services

Filed on April 30, 2013

CMPA submission re: Part 1 Application: Bell Media Inc. Amendment of a condition of licence: Book Television Application 2013-0493-0

Filed on May 3, 2013

Oral Remarks by the CMPA – BNOC CRTC 2013-106: Application by Astral Medias Inc. for authority to change its effective control, and control of its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, to BCE Inc.

Filed on May 8, 2013

CMPA submission re: BNOC CRTC 2013-448, Item 2 Application (2013-0596-2) by 8324441 Canada Inc. on behalf of TELETOON Canada Inc. (TELETOON Canada) for authority to effect a change in ownership and effective control of the undertakings of TELETOON Canada to Corus Entertainment Inc. (Corus) Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for TELETOON/TÉLÉTOON (TELETOON) (2012-1162-2) and TELETOON Retro (2012-1163-0)

Filed on September 27, 2013

CMPA comments re: BNOC CRTC 2013-448, Item 3: Application by Corus Entertainment Inc. (Corus) for authority to acquire the broadcasting undertakings Historia and Series+ Applications 2013-0597-0, 2013-0600-4, and 2013-0611-8

Filed on September 27, 2013

Oral Remarks by the CMPA re: BNOC CRTC 2013 – 488: Application to effect a change in ownership and effective control of the undertakings of TELETOON Canada to Corus Entertainment Inc., Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for TELETOON/TÉLÉTOON and TELETOON Retro

Filed on November 11, 2013

RE: Let’s Talk TV: CMPA-Hosted Flash! Conference Reports

Filed on January 9, 2014

CMPA Submission re: BNOC CRTC 2013-558: Call for comments on the Commission’s approach to tangible benefits and determining the value of the transaction

Filed on January 14, 2014

CMPA Oral Remarks re: BNOC CRTC 2014-26: Rogers Broadcasting Limited et al Renewals

Filed on April 9, 2014

CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

Canadian Television – An Environment Scan (prepared by Peter H. Miller), filed on June 26, 2014

CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

The State of the Canadian Program Rights Market: 2014 A Report prepared for submission to the CRTC in its formal “Talk TV” process (prepared by Peter Miller), filed on June 26, 2014

CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

Impact Study on the Group Licence Policy 2.5 Years Later (Prepared by Louis Fournier), filed on June 26, 2014

CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

An Analysis of Various CRTC Proposals Presented in BNOC 2014-190 (Prepared by Wall Communications Inc.), filed on June 26, 2014

CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

Cover letter and introduction, filed on June 26, 2014

CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

Filed on June 26, 2014

CMPA Oral Remarks re:BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

Filed on September 10, 2014

CMPA Final Comments re: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

Filed on October 3, 2014

CMPA Submission re: Part 1 Application: Bell Media Inc. – Additional tangible benefits Application 2014-1178-5

Filed on January 12, 2015

CMPA Submission re: Part 1 Application (2015-0336-8) – OWN Inc. – Amend conditions of licence with respect to nature of service pursuant to Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2015-86 – Let’s Talk TV

Procedural Request to stay consideration of the proposed amendment concerning adherence to a Terms of Trade Agreement, filed on April 27, 2015

CMPA Submission re: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-87: Call for comments on proposed amendments to the exemption order for video-on-demand undertakings and to the standard conditions of licence for video-on-demand undertakings

Filed on April 27, 2015

CMPA further comments re: 2015-0336-8 Application to amend the conditions of licence of Corus Entertainment Inc.’s television programming undertaking Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) pursuant to policy changes announced in Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2015-86 (BRP 2015-86) “Let’s Talk TV ”

Filed on July 15, 2015

Part 1 Applications – Amendments to nature of service – Bell Media Inc., Book Television – Application 2015-0611-4, Fashion Television – Application 2015-0626-3, MTV2 – Application 2015-0630-5

Filed on July 31, 2015

Part 1 Applications – Conversion of the licence from a Category A to a Category B service – Bell Media Inc. and 2953285 Canada Inc. Bravo! – Application 2015-0729-5; The Comedy Network – Application 2015-0730-3; Discovery Channel – Application 2015-0731-0; E! – Application 2015-0732-8; MTV – Application 2015-0734-4; Much – Application 2015-0736-0; M3 – Application 2015-0737-8; Space – Application 2015-0738-6

Filed on August 18, 2015

Part 1 Application – Amendments to the nature of service definition (first-run Canadian programs) – Corus Entertainment Inc. – YTV Application 2015-0726-1

Filed on August 21, 2015

Joint submission from ACTRA, CMPA, DGC and the WGC re: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-421 – A review of the policy framework for local and community television programming

Filed on November 5, 2015

CMPA Reply Submission re: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-467: Call for comments on the Commission’s policies relating to Certified Independent Production CIPFs (CIPFs)

Filed on January 22, 2016

Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-134: Review of Basic Telecommunications Services Second Phase Intervention

Filed on February 8, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Appendix E, filed on August 16, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Appendix D, filed on August 16, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Appendix C, filed on August 16, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Appendix B, filed on August 16, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Appendix A, filed on August 16, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Cover letter, filed on August 15, 2016

Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-22: Application by Shaw Communications Inc. (SCI) on behalf of Shaw Media Inc. and its licensed subsidiaries (SMI), for authority to effect a multi-step intra-corporate reorganization by transferring all the voting shares of SMI to Corus Entertainment Inc. or one of its subsidiaries (Corus).

Filed on February 18, 2016

Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-195: Call for comments on standard requirements for television stations, discretionary services, and on-demand services

Filed on June 17, 2016

The Canadian Media Producers Association’s Comments Respecting Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225: Renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups

Filed on August 16, 2016

CMPA’s Submission for Phase 1 of Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2017-359, Call for comments on the Governor in Council’s request for a report on future programming distribution models

Filed on December 1, 2017

CMPA By-Laws

The by-laws governing the Canadian Media Producers Association

Profil 2017

Rapport économique sur l’industrie de la production de contenu sur écran au Canada

Profile 2017

An annual economic report on the screen-based production industry in Canada (February 2018)

Exporting Canadian Television Globally

Trends, Opportunities and Future Directions (May 2017)

Exporting Canadian Feature Films in Global Markets

Trends, Opportunities and Future Directions (May 2017)

Impact of the 2003 Communications Act on Indie Producers

(June 2015)

An International Comparative Study

How National Content is Defined in Canada and Selected Countries for the Purpose of Providing Access to Public Support (December 2015)

Indiescreen Winter 2018

Winter 2018 issue of Indiescreen magazine

CMPA International Strategy 2014/15–2017/18

The purpose of this four‐year strategy is to generate and support activities that create and promote international co‐production opportunities for the CMPA’s membership, expand international market
knowledge and strengthen links with offshore industry organizations.

UBCP Animation Agreement

The Union of British Columbia Performers (UBCP) Animation Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for performers engaged in animation production on English-language production in British Columbia. UBCP is an autonomous branch of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA).

Download the current wage rates

UBCP BC Master Production Agreement

The Union of British Columbia Performers (UBCP) BC Master Production Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for on-camera and off-camera performers engaged on English-language production in British Columbia and the Yukon. UBCP is an autonomous branch of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA). The UBCP BC Master Production Agreement is jointly negotiated by the CMPA and the Canadian Affiliates of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

Download the Memorandum of Agreement

DGC BC Collective Agreement

The Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia District Council (DGC BC) Collective Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for directors, production managers, assistant directors, location department personnel and other professionals engaged on productions in BC and the Yukon. This agreement is jointly negotiated by the CMPA and the Canadian Affiliates of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

British Columbia & Yukon Council of Film Unions Master Agreement (2015-2018)

The British Columbia & Yukon Council of Film Unions Master Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for labour technicians from IATSE 891 (technical crew including grip, props, construction, transportation, set decorating, hair, makeup and wardrobe), IATSE 669 (camera and publicity crew) and Teamsters 155 (including transportation and catering). This agreement is jointly negotiated by the CMPA and the Canadian Affiliates of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

ACFC West Local 2020 UNIFOR Collective Agreement

The Association of Canadian Film Craftspeople Local 2020 UNIFOR (ACFC West) Collective Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for a number of technical crew—including grip, props, construction, transportation, set, hair, makeup and wardrobe—engaged on productions in BC.

Teamsters Local 362 Alberta Master Agreement

The CMPA / Teamsters Local 362 Alberta Master Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for those employed in classifications including driving, catering, wrangling and animal training on productions in Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

NABET 700-M UNIFOR Collective Agreement

The NABET 700-M UNIFOR (NABET) Collective Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for a number of technical crew, including grip, props, construction, transportation, set, hair, makeup and wardrobe, engaged on productions in Ontario.

IATSE Local 411 Collective Agreement

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada (IATSE) Local 411 Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for craftservice providers and honeywagon operators engaged on productions in Ontario.

WGC Independent Production Agreement

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) IPA establishes the terms, conditions and rates for writers, story editors and story consultants engaged on English-language productions in Canada. The WGC IPA is jointly negotiated by the CMPA and its French-language counterpart, the AQPM.

In September 2017, the CMPA, AQPM and WGC agreed to a contract extension to June 20, 2019 with a 1% increase, effective January 1, 2018.

Download the IPA extension agreement

DGC Standard Agreement

The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Standard Agreement establishes the terms, conditions and rates for directors, production managers, assistant directors, editors, location department personnel and other professionals engaged on productions in Canada, excluding BC and Quebec. In addition to the Core Agreement, there is a separate Director’s Schedule, and jurisdiction-specific schedules for Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Atlantic Canada.

Download the Director’s Schedule

Download schedules for Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Atlantic Canada

Download the current wage rates for Alberta and Ontario

DGC core agreement:

ACTRA Independent Production Agreement

The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) Independent Production Agreement (IPA) establishes the terms, conditions and rates for on- and off-camera performers engaged on English-language productions in Canada, excluding BC. The ACTRA IPA is jointly negotiated by the CMPA and its French-language counterpart, the AQPM.

Download the current wage rates

IMP exemption code T11
FAQ – New Labour Market Impact (LIMA) Exemptions For The Television and Film Sectors
IMP in the television and film sector
CMPA Director’s Declaration with its Schedule “A” Declaration of Corporate and Other Interest for Potential CMPA Directors
CMPA 2017–2019 Board of Directors Nomination Form

Nomination Form for the Board of Directors

Permittee Applications Form

Permittee Applications Form

CMPA’s International Strategy
Astral Bell Rogers Shaw Terms of Trade agreement

Terms of Trade agreement between Astral Television Networks A Division of Astral Broadcasting Group Inc, Bell Media Inc, Rogers Broadcasting Limited, Shaw Media Inc, and the Canadian Media Production Association

Women and Leadership

A Study of Gender Parity and Diversity in Canada’s Screen Industries (January 2017)

Profile 2016

An annual economic report on the screen-based production industry in Canada

Strengthening the Business

Capitalizing Canada’s Content Business (January 2016)