Radio & Television

Astral’s digital signage network backs Amber Alert program

TORONTO – Astral will use its digital network signs in Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver to broadcast Amber Alerts, the company said Wednesday.The Astral Out-of-Home Amber Alert Program will enable local authorities to engage the public in a fast response effort to identify and locate abducted children and protect them from harm.  In the event of an Amber Alert, the display of regular ads will be interrupted to allow the urgent message to appear exclusively and updated regularly from its national control centre as the situation evolves."Maintaining close ties with communities across Canada is at the heart of our management philosophy...
 

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.