Radio & Television

Cable should finance independent production for community channels, says group

PLESSISVILLE, QC – The CRTC should guarantee that independent producers have access to Canada’s community channels, and cable companies should foot the bill for the programming that they produce, says The Federation of Autonomous Community Television of Quebec.On the eve of the CRTC's community channel policy review hearing, The Federation said that broadening the scope of community channels licences would endow them with “an official status in the Canadian broadcasting system to all groups who claim a right to produce local and access programming for the community channel of cable operators”."Autonomous TVCs are a space for citizens’ involvement”, said Federation...

Our industry and COVID-19

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