Radio & Television

CAB overhauls equitable portrayal code

OTTAWA – After consulting 36 organizations and other professionals, from Women In Film and Television to the Black Business and Professional Association and the Canadian Association of Independent Living Centres, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters submitted its new Equitable Portrayal Code to the CRTC last week. The code's intent is that broadcasters shall encourage equitable portrayal of all people on television. "This Code is intended to assist in overcoming unduly negative portrayal and stereotyping in broadcast programming based on matters of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or physical or mental disability," says...

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.