Radio & Television

9(1)(h) Hearing: Sun will fade to black for good without mandatory order

GATINEAU - Sun News told the CRTC on Thursday that it would close its doors if it wasn’t granted a 9(1)(h) order, forcing it onto the basic carriage packages of all Canadian BDUs and onto the bills of all Canadian TV subscribers. The channel made the comments during the hearing’s reply stage on Thursday. In opening remarks, Kory Teneycke, VP of Sun News, argued that even a must offer order, as was suggested by the Commission wouldn’t work. “Let’s be clear: a ‘must offer’ licence would not have a meaningful impact on the current trajectory of Sun News, and would...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.