Radio & Television

Broadcasters to be included in upcoming online news legislation

OTTAWA – Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez confirmed last week government legislation seeking to level the playing field between digital platforms and Canadian news outlets will include broadcasters. The announcement was made at a Canada 2020 event on the future of news. “News outlets support an informed citizenry and a healthy democracy. Canadians need access to news and information to fully benefit and participate in democratic society,” a spokesperson for Canadian Heritage said in an emailed statement to The minister’s mandate calls on him to “Swiftly introduce legislation to require digital platforms that generate revenues from the publication...

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.