Radio & Television

BANFF 2022: “The system is broken,” CRTC chair tells attendees

By Bill Roberts BANFF – One of the more nicely grounded sessions so far at the 2022 Banff World Media Festival (BWMF) featured Ian Scott (above, right), chairperson and CEO of the CRTC, and was moderated by Monika Ille (left), CEO of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Inc. (APTN). APTN has long been concerned that smaller broadcasters like theirs would be at risk under Bill C-11 because they do not possess the market clout to negotiate with online, streaming distributors without CRTC help. So, it was a nice piece of meaningful and enlightened programming to have the accomplished and trilingual...

Our industry and COVID-19

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