Radio & Television

A dozen organizations request extension to C-11 consultation deadlines

OTTAWA – A group of organizations is requesting the CRTC extend the deadline to comment on a trio of proceedings for the implementation of the Online Streaming Act, which will force online streamers to contribute to Canadian content. When it launched the three proceedings to implement bill C-11 last week, the regulator set comment deadlines of June 27 on a proposal to create a flexible contribution framework that includes a base amount and two other ways to contribute to Canadian content. It also set a deadline of June 12 on questions of which online services should register with the regulator...