Radio & Television

ACTRA gives CRTC’s Blais the kiss off

TORONTO – ACTRA wasted no time in sending the next CRTC chair the message that it expects more love for Canadian performers.Responding to media reports that Jean-Pierre Blais did not apply for a renewed term as chair of the Commission, ACTRA said that “it is time for change and a new direction at the CRTC.”“The Commission was envisioned to regulate broadcast and telecommunications under their respective Acts as well as to protect Canadian culture”, reads a statement from ACTRA National executive director Stephen Waddell.  “Under Blais’s leadership, the CRTC embraced an approach that undermined Canadian storytellers instead of protecting them....

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.