CMF focus group registration now live

Toronto, August 29, 2013— As announced on August 6, the Canada Media Fund (CMF) will embark on a cross-country consultation this fall as part of a comprehensive consultation process. The consultation includes focus groups in 18 cities, in all provinces and territories. The following calendar was updated to reflect times and locations for each focus group.

The CMF’s focus groups will be led by Valerie Creighton, President and CEO, Stéphane Cardin, Vice President, Industry and Public Affairs or Nathalie Clermont, Director of Program Management.

If you would like to attend one of the consultation sessions, please register by clicking here. Each focus group will last between two to three hours.

For more information about the consultation tour, click here.






September 12, 2013

From 9 a.m. (ET)

Metro Toronto Convention Centre- North Building
255 Front Street West, Toronto
Meeting space 205BD


September 16, 2013

From 9 a.m. (CT)

Radisson Plaza Saskatchewan
2125 Victoria Avenue, Regina
Wascana Room


September 16, 2013

From 3 p.m. (CT)

Delta Bessborough
601 Spadina Crescent, Saskatoon
Terrasse Lounge


September 17, 2013

From 2 p.m. (MT)

Courtyard by Marriott Edmonton
One Thornton Court, 99 Street & Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
Fraser Room


September 18, 2013

From 9 a.m. (MT)

Auditorium of PWNHC in Yellowknife
4750 48th Street, Yellowknife
Museum Auditorium


September 19, 2013

From 9 a.m. (MT)

Fairmont Palliser
133 9th Avenue S.W., Calgary
Corral Room


September 23, 2013

From 9 a.m. (CT)

The Fort Garry
222 Broadway, Winnipeg
The Club Room


September 24, 2013

From 1:15 p.m. (PT)

Best Western Gold Rush Inn
411 Main Street , Whitehorse
General Store Room


September 25, 2013

From 2 p.m. (PT)

Hotel Grand Pacific
463 Belleville Street, Victoria
Gabriola Room


September 26, 2013

From 9 a.m. (PT)
From 1 p.m. (PT) – Aboriginal consultation

Hyatt Regency
655 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Grouse/Stanley Room


October 15, 2013

From 9 a.m. (ET) – French consultation
From 2 p.m. (ET) – English consultation

Palais des congrès de Montréal
159, Saint-Antoine West, Montréal
Room 512AE


October 16, 2013

From 9 a.m. (ET) – French consultation
From 2 p.m. (ET) – English consultation

Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa
Tudor Room


October 21, 2013

From 1:30 p.m. (AT)

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax
Acadia B Room

St. John’s

October 22, 2013

From 9 a.m. (NT)

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
15 Cavendish Square, St. John’s
Columbus Room


October 23, 2013

From 3 p.m. (AT)

Delta Prince Edward Hotel
18 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Chandler Room


October 24, 2013

From 9 a.m. (AT)

Crowne Plaza Hotel
1005 Main Street, Moncton
Charlotte Room

Québec City

October 31, 2013

From 9 a.m. (ET)

Loews Le Concorde Hotel
1225 Général-De-Montcalm Court, Québec City
Lismer-Leduc-Fortin Rooms


November 14, 2013

From 9 a.m. (ET)

The Frobisher Inn
Astro Hill, Iqaluit
Kitikmeot Room

All documents presented and discussed during the consultation process will be posted to the CMF website. CMF stakeholders are invited to share comments and questions via the CMF website’s Feedback section or through our social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook.

For information on the CMF’s programs, please visit

About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. Please visit

The CMF’s is a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canadian creative talent and content destined for all types of screens, from television productions to games, Web content and software and applications.


For more information, please contact:

Consultation information:
Marie Marechaux
(514) 496-5995

Media contact:
Pierre Campeau
(416) 554-2768

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