Radio & Television

Broadcast, music industry awash in tariff proceedings

OTTAWA – The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) has filed its statement of case before the Copyright Board in the re-hearing of the SOCAN-NRCC Radio Tariff 2003-2007. It’s the latest step in the proceeding that arises from the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision last October to set aside the Copyright Board’s original 2005 decision to increase payments by private radio stations for music use by up to 30% The CAB had called the tariff increase unfair and said it would result in industry job losses. It then argued successfully before the Court of Appeal that the Copyright Board had not...

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.