Cable & Telecom

CACTUS to administer Heritage Ministry’s community TV Covid-19 relief funding

OTTAWA — CACTUS (the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations) announced late Monday it has been chosen by the Department of Canadian Heritage to administer funding for community TV under phases two and three of the Covid-19 Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations. Licensed community television stations as well as unlicensed not-for-profit community-managed corporations which support community members in producing and distributing community television programming are eligible for funding, says the CACTUS blog post. Applicants for the Covid-19 relief funding being administered by CACTUS must demonstrate they: are eligible community television organizations as defined above;...

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.