UPDATE: TVA quits the CAB

MONTREAL and OTTAWA - The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) has lost its most influential French-language member. Quebecor Media-owned Le Groupe TVA, the country’s largest private French-language TV broadcaster, informed... Continue Reading

TQS plan does not impress commissioners

QUEBEC CITY – Since Friday night, when Quebec’s floundering broadcast station TQS began stripping its news operations, the TV network has been ignoring its obligation to produce a certain number... Continue Reading

CTV, Global go arm-in-arm before CRTC

GATINEAU – They compete aggressively for U.S. programs, audience share, and advertisers, but in an exceptional show of unity, executives from CTVglobemedia Inc and CanWest Global Communications sat shoulder-to-shoulder Thursday... Continue Reading

Telus tells CRTC to avoid rabbit hole

GATINEAU – Telus Corp., a relatively new entrant into the broadcast distribution field with the IPTV service it launched in 2006, says it would prefer the regulatory status quo than... Continue Reading

TQS finds buyer in film company Remstar

MONTREAL – Quebec film and television production company Remstar Corporation has won the bidding war for the financially troubled TQS television network. TQS’s Board of Directors and the networks’ shareholders... Continue Reading