Radio & Television

Arpin named broadcasting vice-chair

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - As reported last week by, Astral Media executive Michel Arpin has been appointed as vice-chair, broadcasting at the CRTC. As predicted here last week, Arpin is Astral’s senior advisor of government and regulatory affairs and spent from 1971 to 1979 at the Commission (overlapping current chair Charles Dalfen’s ’70s tenure there). While at the CRTC in the 1970s, Arpin held the positions of director of operations and director general, programming. He has also served as vice-chair and chair of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, as director and secretary general of BBM, president of the Association canadienne de la...

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.