Radio & Television

Broadcasters, CMPA, allege conflict of interest in Bell Fund complaint

TORONTO and MONTREAL – A group of broadcasters along with the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) have filed a complaint against the Bell Fund pertaining to the guidelines of its new TV Program and the composition of its Board of Directors.A not-for-profit organization founded in 1997, the Bell Fund invests in Canadian digital media and TV content and is certified by the CRTC as an independent production fund eligible to receive and administer contributions from broadcast distribution undertakings (BDUs).  It receives annual contributions of approximately $17 million from Bell TV as part of its BDU contributions.Blue Ant Media, CBC/Radio-Canada, the CMPA, Groupe...

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.