Telefilm Canada has appointed Charles Belanger as chairman and Richard
Stursberg executive director.
Belanger was president and CEO of the Broadcasting Group at CFCF,
vice-president of CANCOM and vice-chairman responsible for broadcasting at
the CRTC, the federal broadcasting regulator. He served with the BCE group
as vice-president responsible for conventional and multimedia programming
services, and for the past two years, he has worked as an electronic media
Stursberg was previously president and CEO of the Canadian Cable Television Association and chairman of the board of directors of the Canadian
Television Fund. He also served as assistant deputy minister for
telecommunications and technology and assistant deputy minister for culture
and broadcasting at the Department of Communications.
The appointments were made by Canadian Heritage minister Sheila Copps. Stursberg takes office January 1, 2002; Belanger takes up his position in