Radio & Television

Bell, Corus, Rogers seek relief from described video CoL for programming arriving too close to air date

OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments on an application by three of the country’s big broadcasters seeking to amend their condition of licence requiring that all of their prime time programming be broadcast with described video by September 1st.Described video is a narrated description of a program’s main visual elements, such as setting, costumes and body language, that helps to make television programming accessible for people with visual disabilities by allowing them to better understand what is occurring on the screen.  The Commission has incrementally increased the availability of programming with described video in the Canadian broadcasting system...

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.