Radio & Television

ANALYSIS: Broadcasting Act amendments have no reference to Canadian ownership

By Doug Barrett FOR SOMEONE AS QUEASY as me worrying major chunks of the Canadian broadcasting system might end up in the hands of foreign owners, Denis Carmel’s article (Will Bill C-10 do away with Canadian Ownership?) last week was not particularly reassuring. Mr. Carmel quoted a statement provided by the Department of Canadian Heritage which said: “The Bill makes no changes regarding the requirements for Canadian ownership and control of traditional broadcasters. The CRTC will continue to license traditional broadcasters. Only Canadian individuals, companies and organizations, as defined in the Direction to the CRTC on the Ineligibility of Non-Canadians,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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