This book examines the impact of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio Canada (CBC/SRC) on the development of art music in Canada during the broadcaster’s first fifty years (1936-1986). In so doing, it investigates the achievement of one man: John Peter Lee Roberts. Born in Australia, he arrived in Canada in 1955, and, over the next thirty years, he worked tirelessly as a producer, administrator and adviser at the state broadcaster to bring the music of Canada to the world and the world of music to Canadians. Roberts also played a crucially important role in commissioning, disseminating and promoting new music by Canadian composers.
Documents the role of the West's international broadcasters, such as Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and the BBC World Service, in using propaganda and other information to assist in bringing about the collapse of Soviet communism. Analyzes new uses of these broadcasting infrastructures and new developments reflecting changes in the world in politics and culture. Much attention is devoted to broadcasting to and within Asia and the Middle East. Also looks at the transmitter manufacturing industry, and emerging technologies.
Author: Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission
Category: Mass media and women
This report is one of five that document the portrayal of sexroles in Canadian broadcast media in the autumn of 1984,following two years of industry self-regulation. Together theypresent the results of a content analysis of French language andEnglish language media, both programming and advertising, ontelevision and on radio. This study is the largest and mostcomprehensive content analysis of sex roles undertaken onCanadian media.
The Minerals Yearbook is an annual publication that reviews the mineral and material industries of the United States and foreign countries. The Yearbook contains statistical data on materials and minerals and includes information on economic and technical trends and development. The Minerals Yearbook includes chapters on approximately 90 commodities and over 175 countries. This volume of the Minerals Yearbook provides an annual review of mineral production and trade and of mineral-related government and industry developments in more than 175 foreign countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and production data, industry structure and ownership, commodity sector developments, infrastructure, and a summary outlook.
The reader is taken on a fascinating cross-Canada journey, visiting the people, geography, history and idiosyncrasies of this great country. The author acts as your travelling companion and tour guide. Buckle up your seat belt and prepare for a fun-filled trip. You will visit all of the major traveler's destinations, but also many out-of-the-way, special corners of the nation. You will learn many interesting vignettes of Canadian history and pick up local folklore and anecdotes along the way. At the end, you'll want to head out yourself to see first-hand some new parts of Canada that intrigue you. There are 14 maps to help you follow the route of the journey. In the appendices are 'top-ten' lists and a trivia quiz to remind you of the trip and to recall the experiences.
City Politics, Canada is an introduction to the basic politics and core policies of today's city halls. While the book surveys classic discussions and accurately describes municipal institutions in Canada, it also explains why particular policies assume the specific shape they do. James Lightbody draws on over thirty years experience researching and participating in city politics to argue that transparent accountability from local public officials, related to specific policies and the general condition of the community, is an important and desired end for democratic city government. Arguments for change within city politics are insufficient if the result is that everyone has a say but no one is accountable. In following this theme throughout the book, Lightbody examines the various facets of metropolitan politics in a lively and engaging manner, and explains why city politics are important to all Canadians. Provincial agenda setting is viewed through the lens of the urban political landscape, as are the reasons behind the Toronto Megacity (1996) and Montreal's consolidation. Finally, the book expands its discussion to explore the global reach of the urban phenomenon and the impact of world practices on Canada's metropolitan cities. The ultimate hope for this book is that readers, as citizens, will be better able to understand the basic politics and core policies of today's city halls—and will be better equipped to participate effectively in the processes by which those policies are made.
Eagle Minds—a selection from the correspondence between the Canadian composer and scholar Istvan Anhalt and his American counterpart George Rochberg—is a splendid chronicle and a penetrating analysis of the swerving socio-cultural movements of a volatile half-century as observed by two highly gifted individuals. Beginning in 1961 and spanning forty-four years, their conversation embraces not only music but other forms of contemporary art, as well as politics, philosophy, religion, and mysticism. The letters chronicle the deepening of their friendship over the years, and the openness, honesty, and genuine warmth between them provide the reader with an intimate look at their personalities. A fascinating intellectual tension emerges between the two men as they record their individual responses to musical modernism, to changing political and social realities, and to their Jewish heritage and sense of place, one as a son of Ukrainian immigrants to the United States, the other as a refugee from war-torn Hungary. Allowing us a privileged glimpse into the private lives and thoughts of these fascinating men, Eagle Minds is a valuable tool for scholars interested in North American composers in the late twentieth century and essential reading for anyone interested in the cultural and social history of that era.
This book examines the international radio news coverage of the four Soviet-U.S. summit meetings between 1987 and 1990, especially the radio treatments of the two superpowers, their leaders, and their perspectives.
Who's Who of Canadian Women is a guide to the most powerfuland innovative women in Canada. Celebrating the talents and achievement of over 3,700 women, Who's Who of Canadian Women includes women from all over Canada, in all fields, including agriculture, academia, law, business, politics, journalism, religion, sports and entertainment. Each biography includes such information as personal data, education, career history, current employment, affiliations, interests and honours. A special comment section reveals personal thoughts, goals, and achievements of the profiled individual. Entries are indexed by employment of affilitation for easy reference. Published every two years, Who's Who of Canadian Women selects its biographees on merit alone. This collection is an essential resource for all those interested in the achievements of Canadian women.