Radio & Television

CACTUS frustrated by CRTC’s “non-decision” on local expression contributions

OTTAWA – The CRTC’s recent revisions to BDU’s contributions to local expression was met with disappointment by the Canadian Association of Community TV Users and Stations (CACTUS) who says that the approximate $30 million would have better spent on both the diversity of voices in broadcasting in Canada and the digital economy. "We have reviewed the Commission’s decision and are disappointed," said CACTUS spokesperson Catherine Edwards, in a statement. "Instead of establishing a community TV fund - equivalent to the Community Radio Fund that was established in 2008 - the money has instead gone to help cable companies pay their...
 

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.