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Oda Claims Clerical Error Behind Fundraising Controversy

The Globe and Mail reports that Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda now says that her riding association submitted an inaccurate report to Elections Canada.  Oda blamed a clerical error for the fact that the report did not indicate that contributions from broadcast executives were returned after a fundraiser was cancelled […]

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May 7, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Oda Fundraising Issue Picks Up Steam

Following on my posting earlier this week about last fall's cancelled broadcaster fundraiser for Bev Oda, the story has now generated interest in both the House of Commons and in the mainstream media. NDP Heritage critic Charlie Angus asked Oda during Question Period to explain why the donations appear to […]

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May 4, 2007 2 comments Must Reads

Did Oda Return All the Cheques?

Regular readers will recall that last fall Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda was embroiled in a fundraising controversy when it was revealed that a lobbyist for Canwest Global was planning a broadcast fundraiser on her behalf just weeks before a regulatory review.  Oda proceeded to cancel the fundraiser.  Days later, […]

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May 1, 2007 6 comments News

Oda Announces Broadcast Study

Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda has announced that the government is commissioning a major study on the future of television and radio regulation.  Oda claims that "other nations began to build the policy framework for the new digital world decades ago.  Unfortunately Canada did not."  It would be interesting to […]

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June 12, 2006 1 comment News

Get Ready for Reruns in Battle Over On-line TV

Get Ready for Reruns in Battle Over On-line TVlink to on line articlelink to html archive

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