Radio & Television

C-10 is dead, for real this time

Conservatives release 83-page electoral platform By Denis Carmel The recently announced federal election officially signals the death of Bill C-10. In dissolving the House of Commons, any “incomplete business is terminated, including government and private members’ bills,” reads the House of Commons website. This includes Bill C-10, the legislation intended to modernize the Broadcasting Act. So much work for nothing is distressing but it also illustrates the difficulty of legislating in today’s world, especially with a minority government. Assuming a new government reintroduces the same bill or a new one, they will have to start from scratch. So those 159 witnesses,...

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.