Tucked in the middle of http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2016/05/forget-a-netflix-tax-heres-how-to-shake-up-canadas-culture/
Joly’s initiative needs an even bigger goal to capture the public’s imagination. That could include requiring the CBC to open its content for public reuse (the government is opening its national parks, why not its national content?) or embarking on a comprehensive digitization initiative that provides the foundation for a national digital library.
This is the sort of basic policy thinking that just makes sense. Our community often talks about how publicly-funded science should be liberated. But there is also public media of other varieties, and especially news media which has a huge long-term use in documentary, encyclopedia, and other places for historical context and research.