Radio & Television

Broadcasting Accessibility Fund awards $744,479 in fifth round of grants

OTTAWA — The Broadcasting Accessibility Fund will award $744,479 in grants to six new projects designed to advance accessibility to broadcasting content for Canadians with disabilities.These six projects represent the completion of the Fund’s fifth round of grants, with approximately $3.3 million committed to date through five rounds of funding, to address gaps in broadcasting accessibility.The projects approved by the Board of Directors are:Understanding User Experiences of Play-by-Play Captioning in Fast-Paced Live Sports — Canadian Association of the Deaf — $191,570: Fast paced live sports (such as hockey) continues to be one of the most difficult genres of programming to...

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.