Radio & Television

Canadian Music Week: Radio is “doing just fine, thank you”

TORONTO - Radio enthusiasts are optimistic in the face of new media challenges to their traditional listenership numbers, as made evident by comments voiced at the annual Canadian Music Week conference, held last week in Toronto. “Our biggest threat is we keep predicting the death of radio,” said Chris Byrnes, president of Byrnes Media, which owns 104.7 Heart FM in Woodstock, Ont. Byrnes was referring to the perennial navel-gazing that takes place among radio executives and on-air personalities at Canada’s yearly music industry gathering. “Guys, that’s rubbish. We’re doing just fine, thank you. Our challenge is we just need to...

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.