CANUCKS FUND CHANGE Gov't to focus on shows getting good ratings

Kelly, Brendan
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/18/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 33, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the support of the Canadian Television Fund on television shows with strong ratings in Canada. Amount handed out to the local industry; Plans of the government to reduce its commitment to the fund; Reaction of producers about government cuts to the fund.


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