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CMF Consultation starts tomorrow and presentation deck is available online

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2015786 Views

Toronto, September 2, 2015— The Canada Media Fund (CMF) reminds stakeholders that they are invited to attend one of the focus groups that are part of the CMF’s cross-country consultation. Stakeholders can quickly and easily register by clicking here.

The presentation deck for cross-country focus-groups is available online and can be viewed by clicking here (PDF 2.43 MB).

By registering, stakeholders can help the CMF plan the meetings according to expected attendance. This month, focus groups are being held in Toronto, Montréal, and in the Western provinces and territories. In October, the consultation will continue in other cities. Overall, the consultation includes focus groups in 18 cities, in all provinces and territories.

For more information about the consultation tour, click here.

City Date Time Location
Toronto, Ontario September 9, 2015 9:30 a.m. Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West
Room: 203 AB
Montréal, Québec September 10, 2015 English focus group
10 a.m.
French focus group
2 p.m.
Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Room: 524C
Halifax, Nova Scotia September 17, 2015 10 a.m. Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
1919 Upper Water Street
Room: Acadia A
Winnipeg, Manitoba September 23, 2015 2 p.m. Fort Garry Hotel
222 Broadway
Room: Salon A
Victoria, British Columbia September 24, 2015 9:30 a.m. Hotel Grand Pacific
463 Belleville Street
Room: Saltspring
Vancouver, British Columbia September 24, 2015 2:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency
655 Burrard Street
Room: English Bay room
Whitehorse, Yukon September 25, 2015 10 a.m. Westmark Whitehorse Hotel & Conference Center
201 Wood Street
Room: Conference room #5
Regina, Saskatchewan September 28, 2015 2:30 p.m. Radisson Plaza Hotel
2125 Victoria Avenue
Room: Victoria
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan September 28, 2015 9 a.m. Radisson Hotel
405 Twentieth Street East
Room: Giotto Room
Calgary, Alberta September 29, 2015 10 a.m. Calgary Telus Convention Centre
120 9 Ave SE
Room : Telus 107
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories September 30, 2015 1 p.m. NFS Conference Services
Nunasi Building
5109 48th Street, Suite 201
Room: Revelation
Edmonton, Alberta October 1, 2015 10 a.m. The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
10065 – 100 Street
Room: Jasper
Moncton, New Brunswick October 6, 2015 French focus group
1 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
1005 Main Street
Room: Executive Room
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island October 7, 2015 10 a.m. Delta Prince Edward Hotel
18 Queen Street
Room: McDougall
Québec City, Québec October 9, 2015 1 p.m. Québec City Marriott Downtown
850 Place d’Youville
Québec City
Room: Salon Kent
Ottawa, Ontario October 27, 2015 French focus group
10 a.m.
English focus group
2:30 p.m.
The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Room: Nova Scotia
Iqaluit, Nunavut October 28, 2015 2:30 p.m. The Frobisher Inn
Astro Hill
Room: Kitikmeot Room
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador October 30, 2015 10 a.m. Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
115 Cavendish Square
St. John’s
Room: Viking Suite

All documents presented and discussed during the consultation process will be posted to the CMF website. Please note that the CMF publishes correspondence it receives as part of its industry consultation process on its website, unless otherwise specified by the author.

CMF stakeholders are invited to share comments and questions via the CMF website’s Feedback section or through our social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook by using the hashtag #CMFConsults.

For information on the CMF’s programs, please visit

About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms.  The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors. Please visit


For more information, please contact:

Consultation information:
Myriam Cadet
(514) 496-5995

Media contact:
Pierre Campeau
(416) 554-2768


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