Radio & Television

Abide by the Code of Conduct, or else, von Finckenstein warns

OTTAWA – Over the past number of weeks, Canada’s independent broadcasters have been alerting CRTC staff and commissioners that the big, vertically integrated BDUs are all but ignoring the Commission’s brand new Code of Conduct, which was released with its new policy on Vertical Integration on September 21. Ignoring that code is a big mistake, CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein told during an interview Tuesday. Even though on October 14th, with the ink still drying on the original, the Regulator modified it (changing the instances where it said “shall” to “should”), von Finckenstein says he expects the industry to...

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.