Radio & Television

Broadcasters must honour their obligations to Canadian audiences, WGC tells CRTC

TORONTO - The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) is urging the CRTC to require Canadian broadcasters to stick to last year's TV Policy, thereby living up to their obligations to Canadian audiences.In a submission filed Friday as part of the Commission’s reply phase in the group-based licence renewal hearing, the WGC said that the 2010 TV Policy created a balanced framework in which broadcasters received programming flexibility and a reduced exhibition requirement in return for guaranteed commitments to making quality Canadian programming, particularly Programs of National Interest (PNI) like dramas, documentaries and awards shows."The WGC came into the licence renewal hearing respecting the terms...
 

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.