Radio & Television

BELL/ASTRAL: Cabinet intervention unlikely, says Paradis (UPDATED)

OTTAWA – While he didn’t come right out and say that federal cabinet will definitely stay out of the CRTC’s denial of Bell Canada’s purchase of Astral Media, Industry Minister Christian Paradis left little doubt that he believes this is a matter is best left up to the Commission and processes already in place. During a scrum with reporters Tuesday afternoon after his speech to the International Institute of Communications Canadian conference, Paradis was asked whether or not cabinet will jump in and issue a policy directive to the Commission, as requested by Bell, whose leadership is very angry about...

Our industry and COVID-19

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