Tara Parker at the OBA's Entertainment, Media & Communications: Luminary Lunch
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Chair: Tara Parker, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Under "Education", his LinkedIn profile lists only the school of "Hard Knocks". He's been the executive director of Telefilm Canada, chair of the Canadian Television Fund (now the Canada Media Fund), CEO of Star Choice, president of the Canadian Cable Television Association and Assistant Deputy Minister for Culture and Broadcasting. Perhaps most controversially (and entertainingly) he spent six years as Executive Vice-President at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in charge of the CBC's television, radio and online English-language services. His new book bears the following description:
The ultimate CBC insider exposes the controversies, successes and dead ends of his time at the top
Join the OBA's Entertainment, Media & Communications Law Section to hear guest of honour Richard Stursberg discuss The Tower of Babble: Sins, Secrets and Successes Inside the CBC.