Hon. Francis Fox (Minister of Communications):
informed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as follows:
1. Yes. (a) The proposal for the brochure was initiated in the Communications department at the Toronto centre, in the summer of 1983 as part of the annual program promotion campaign. It was then approved by the Director of Communications English Networks, the Vice-President of Communications and the Vice-President of the English Television Network.
(b) Ten thousand copies were printed.
(c) The brochure was distributed by mail at a cost of $7,219.99 to key Canadian opinion leaders, Senators and Members of Parliament, commercial sponsors, press, cultural special interest groups, and CBC program sales and distribution contacts.
2. Typesetting-$1,042.10, Robert/William Typographers Ltd., Toronto. Illustration and special effects photography- $1,885. Sloane Square Studio, Toronto.
3. Printing-$24,000. Herzig-Sommerville Ltd., Toronto.
Topic: ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic: QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER