Radio & Television

CAB 2008: Is local news important enough for $60 milliona year?

OTTAWA – You could tell that Thursday’s CRTC policy release was still a pretty fresh wound for those whose jobs are rather directly affected by the Commission’s new directives. The policy folks heading the panel entitled: The Buzz Around the BDU Regulatory Framework Monday morning at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters annual convention were still digesting the new framework and maybe just a little touchy about what it will mean to them and their companies. Before she heard CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein make his speech at breakfast, where he touted conventional broadcasters as “the cornerstone of the system,” Canwest’s head...

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.