Monica Auer is FRPC’s Executive Director, having been appointed soon after FRPC was organized. Monica began her career in communications regulation in the mid-1980s, when she began working at the CRTC. She provided research and analysis with respect to concentration of ownership, audience data, major network renewals and issues related to portrayal in programming. She worked at CBC head office from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, dealing with issues related to the Corporation’s regulation by the CRTC. After leaving the CBC Monica worked as a consultant, preparing reports presented to the Copyright Board of Canada, before returning to school to study law. Monica has earned undergraduate degrees in French and German, political science and law; she earned graduate degrees in political science and law. After being called to the Ontario bar in 2006 she completed her articles, and launched her own practice, specializing in matters related to the CRTC.
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