Press Releases


CRTC Renews Commitment to Original Canadian Programming

The Writers Guild of Canada Commends the Canadian Government's Review of the Telecommunications and Broadcasting Acts

WGC Asks CRTC to Uphold Canadian Content Creation

Announcing New WGC President, Council

WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners

Announcing the WGC Screenwriting Awards Presenters

WGC Commends Liberal Government's Federal Budget Support of Canadian Content Creation

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists


The WGC Commends Heritage Minister Joly's "Creative Canada" Vision

Canadian Screenwriters and Producers Extend Agreement

WGC Applauds Liberal Government for Rejecting CRTC Decision

WGC Responds to Broadcasters' Open Letter on Cabinet Petition

WGC Asks Government to Reject CRTC Decisions

CRTC Decision Spells Potential Disaster

WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners

Announcing the WGC Screenwriting Awards Presenters

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists 2017

Remembering Jack Gray (1927-2017)



News Bulletin: CRTC Gets the Facts Wrong

Canadian Culture at Risk: The Attack on Canadian Creators

WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners, 2016

News Flash! Elvira Kurt Hosts WGC Screenwriting Awards

WGC Screenwriting Awards Presenters

Screenwriters' All-Star Weekend: Writers Guild of Canada Partners with Toronto Screenwriting Conference

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists, 2016

25 Years of Celebrating Canadian Screenwriters



Hope for the CBC: Liberals Pledge Increased CBC Funding
(Sept. 23, 2015)

WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners
(April 28)

WGC Awards Presenters Announced
(April 14)

Nova Scotia Government's Film Tax Credit Slash Misguided
(April 9)

Canadian Screenwriters and Producers Reach New Agreement
(March 17)

CRTC Let's Talk TV: The Way Forward?
(March 12)

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists
(Feb. 23)

Tentative Agreement for New IPA
(Jan. 23)



Bell Media Diverse Screenwriter Intern Joins Motive
(Nov. 13)

Resolution: It's Past Time: TV and Film Industry Must Address Gender Inequality

Keep Canada's Television Industry Strong, Or Lose Canadian Talent
(Sept. 11)

Canadian TV Delivers: WGC Video Launch
(Sept. 3)

WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners
(April 28)

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists
(March 4)



New CBC Agreement
(July 18)

WGC to Senate on Bill C-377
(May 29)

WGC on CBC Licence Renewal
(May 28)


WGC on CBC Licence Renewal
(Nov. 26)

IPA 2012-2014 Ratified
(Oct. 29)

Tentative Deal on new IPA
(Sept. 21)

WGC on Bell-Astral Deal
(August 12)

2012 WGC Screenwriting Awards Winners
(April 24, 2012)

WGC on CBC Cuts
(April 10, 2012) 

WGC on Federal Budget March 30
(March 30,2012)

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists
(March 1, 2012)

WGC on CMPA Report
(March 1, 2012)

WGC Remembers Pierre Juneau
(Feb. 21, 2012)

Creative coalition on Supreme Court Decision
(Feb. 9, 2012)

WGC Appears at Supreme Court with Creative Coalition
(Jan. 16, 2012)



WGC Announces Start of Negotiations
(Nov. 30, 2011) 

WGC on Gemini Awards 2011
(Sept. 8, 2011)

Majority vs. Minority Co-Pros: WGC & ACTRA
(Aug. 23, 2011)

Group Licence Decision Cause for Concern
(July 27, 2011)

WGC Applauds Permanent Funding for CMF
(June 6, 2011)

Congratulations to Splice Screenwriters
(May 26, 2011)

WGC Reply on Group Licence Renewal
(April 29, 2011)

WGC Screenwriting Award Winners!
(April 11, 2011)

WGC at Licence Renewal at CRTC
(April 8, 2011)

Audiovisual Coalition Wins Leave to Appeal ISP Case
(March 24, 2011)

WGC on Treaty Co-Productions
(March 23, 2011)

WGC Applauds A-Based Funding for CMF
(March 23, 2011)

WGC to Parliamentary Committee on Bill C-32
(Feb. 17, 2011)

WGC on Licence Renewal Applications
(Feb. 10, 2011)

WGC to CRTC - CTV Not Fire Sale
(Feb. 3, 2011)

WGC says BCE Benefits Woefully Inadequate
(Jan. 11, 2011)



WGC on Bill C-32 and Liberal Proposal
(Dec. 16, 2010)

WGC to Heritage Committee on Vertical Integration
(Dec. 7, 2010)

WGC on CRTC Decision on Shaw/CanWest
(Oct. 22, 2010)

WGC to CRTC on Shaw CanWest Deal 
(Sept. 22, 2010)

Sherry White Steps Down from Council 
(June 24, 2010)

WGC on Copyright Bill C-32
(June 3, 2010)

New WGC President
(May 7, 2010)

WGC on CRTC TV Policy
(March 23, 2010)

WGC Announces Awards Finalists
(Feb. 22, 2010)



WGC at CRTC on TV Policy
(Nov. 23, 2009)

WGC Reaches New Deal
(Oct. 27, 2009)

WGC on TV Policy
(Sept 15, 2009)

WGC on Copyright
(Sept. 11, 2009)

WGC on LPIF and Policy Review
(July 6, 2009)

WGC on New Media Decision
(June 4, 2009)

WGC on Rogers-Backed CityTV Schedule
(June 2, 2009)

WGC at CRTC on OTA Licence Renewal
(May 7, 2009)

WGC at Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
(May 6, 2009)

WGC Screenwriting Award Winners
(April 20, 2009)

WGC on Broadcaster Bailouts
(April 14, 2009)

WGC on CBC Job Cuts
(March 25, 2009)

Minister of Canadian Heritage, James Moore, Visits Set of Flashpoint
(March 9, 2009)

Finalists for 2009 WGC Screenwriting Awards
(Feb. 26, 2009)

WGC on New Media
(Feb. 24, 2009)



WGC on CRTC decision
(Oct. 31, 2008)

WGC-ACTRA Rally in Support of Canadian Culture
(Oct 7, 2008)

WGC Members Ratify IPA Extension
(July 21, 2008)

WGC on Proposed Amendments to Bill C-10
(June 20, 2008)

WGC on Introduction of Copyright Legislation
(June 12, 2008)

WGC on CRTC's Decision to Split CTF
(June 5, 2008)

WGC on Private Broadcaster Upfronts
(June 5, 2008)

WGC Announces Canadian Screenwriting Awards' Winners
(April 14, 2008)

WGC Appears Before Senate to Oppose Guidelines for Film and TV Industry
(April 10, 2008)

Sugith Varughese, Screenwriter-in-Residence, Toronto Public Library 
(April 9, 2008)

Poll Reveals Canadians Trust Ottawa to Protect Canadian Programming
(April 7, 2008)

CCAU Calls for Strong CRTC Regulations to Support Canadian Programming
(April 3, 2008)

WGC Demands Bill C-10 Film and TV Tax Credit Eligibility Guidelines Be Made Public.
(March 4, 2008)

Canadian Broadcasters Spend 12 Times More to Buy Foreign Drama than Canadian Drama.
(March 4, 2008)

WGC Calls for Public Consultation on Film and Television Tax Credit Guidelines
(Feb. 29, 2008)

Screenwriters Bring Life to CRTC Hearings Into the CTF
(John Doyle in Globe, Feb. 11, 2008)

WGC Argues CTF Essential for Canadian Broadcasting System
(Feb. 04, 2008)

WGC Congratulates Sarah Polley on Academy Award Best Writing Nomination
(Jan. 23, 2008)



CRTC Allows CanWest Deal to Go Ahead
(Dec. 21, 2007)

WGC Takes to the Streets on Day of Solidarity with WGA
(Nov. 28, 2007)

Balance of Power Sold Out to Foreign Interests in CanWest/Goldman Sachs Deal
(Nov. 20, 2007)

International Affiliation of Writers Guilds (IAWG) Announces Day of Solidarity
(Nov. 14, 2007)

Important Message to WGC Members on WGA Strike
(Nov. 5, 2007)

WGC Says CanWest/Goldman Sachs Proposal a Bad Deal for Canadians
(Aug. 10, 2007)

CCAU Objects to American Control of Canadian Broadcaster
(Aug. 10, 2007)

CSI: NY Not for Canadian History Television
(Aug. 1, 2007)

Vote of Non-Confidence for Canadian Talent
(July 3, 2007)

New CRTC TV policy Cuts Promos for Canadian Television Programs
(May 23, 2007)

Broadcasters Win and Canadians Lose with New TV Policy
(May 17, 2007)

Stars from Little Mosque on the Prairie and Robson Arms to Help Celebrate Canadian Screenwriting Awards
(April 13, 2007)

1999 Television Policy Rears Its Ugly Head Once More
(March 29, 2007)

Gavin Crawford to Host the 2007 Canadian Screenwriting Awards
(March 8, 2007)

CRTC Action and Interim Loan to CTF Needed Now to Save TV Industry
(Feb. 13, 2007)

Why is CanWest Buying Alliance Atlantis if Broadcasters Are So Poor
(Jan. 11, 2007)


Letter to the Globe and Mail re: Alliance Atlantis Sale
(Dec. 21, 2006)

WGC Asks CRTC to Save Canadian TV by Reinstating Drama Expenditure Requirements
(Dec. 4, 2006)

CRTC Television Policy Review: Regulate Broadcasters to Save Canadian TV, Says WGC
(Sept. 28, 2006)

Tommy Douglas Miniseries Update – Letters to CBC Vice-President Richard Stursberg and Chair Guy Fournier 
(Sept. 5, 2006)

Tommy Douglas Miniseries Pulled Without Consulting Screenwriter; WGC Asks CBC to Apologize
(June 26, 2006)

Writers Guild Reaches Tentative Agreement with Producers
(May 11, 2006)

2006 Canadian Screenwriting Awards Winners
(April 25, 2006)

Canadians Cheated if Broadcaster Licence Renewals Delayed
(April 3, 2006)

Election 2006 - Screenwriters Urge Conservatives to Tighten Canadian Content Regulations
(Jan. 25, 2006)

Letter to the Editor of the Toronto Star re: Editorial - Political Actors Overlook Culture
(Jan. 16, 2006)


Letter to the Editor of the Globe and Mail re: Canadian Content on Entertainment News Shows
(Nov. 15, 2005)

CCAU Opinion Piece in Playback
(Oct. 10, 2005)

CBC Lockout Has Damaging Ripple Effect
(Aug. 25, 2005)

CCAU Report Released at Banff World Television Festival 2005 
(June 2005)

CCAU Report: The Need for a Regulatory Safety Net 
(June 2005)

CCAU Report Backgrounder: Advertising Revenues of Conventional Broadcasters

CCAU Report Backgrounder: Canadian Shows Are Not Making It onto “Real” Prime Time

CCAU Report Backgrounder: Canadian Television Fund and Its Impact on Canadian Drama

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NOVEMBER 29, 2018
  • Writers Talking TV

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

Writers Talking TV

Writers Talking TV, presented by the Writers Guild of Canada, is a writer-to-writer interview held at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.

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