Welcome to the 30th meeting of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage this Thursday, November 18, 2010.
We are meeting today pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) to resume our study of the impacts of private television ownership changes and the move towards new viewing platforms.
In front of us today we have representatives from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. We have Mr. von Finckenstein, the chairman; Madam Cugini, the acting vice-chair of broadcasting; and Mr. Hutton, the executive director of broadcasting.
Welcome to you. We'll begin with an opening statement.