Television is an art from, but also a consumer product. Unfortunately, the makers of Canadian television seem to live in a fantasy land.
Much of the politically motivated criticism we hear today is driven by jealousy, and the simple fact that those who complain are nothing more than wet blankets.
While about 10 centimetres of snow settled on Edmonton, Alberta’s capital, people across the province were still coming to terms with the fact that hell had, indeed, frozen over.
You have been with us as our glorious prime minister since 2006. As a fiscal conservative, or fiscally prudent individual, I had held out much hope that you would finally do what Canadians needed to be done – major income-tax cuts for those in working and middle-class brackets.
I have been saying it for years: in order for Canada’s TV industry to become independent of the US, and start being a player in its own right, we must stop emulating the neighbour to the south. For example, there is no reason why certain shows have to be aired at the exact same time as in the States, nor do we have to follow the outdated prime-time model of 8PM – 11PM.