Radio & Television

CanWest’s Turkish deals done

WINNIPEG and ISTANBUL – As of this weekend, CanWest Global Communications officially has a new international beachead. The company announced this weekend that its subsidiary, CGS NZ TV Shareholdings (Netherlands)... Continue Reading

RADIO REVIEW: Six indies quit CRIA

TORONTO – Six important Canadian independent record labels resigned from the Canadian Recording Industry Association last week over the organization's submission to the CRTC's Radio Policy Review. "It is with... Continue Reading

Power & Tel adds CHUM’s Dion

TORONTO – Supplier Power & Tel Canada has hired Denis Dion as its Ontario/West broadcast district sales manager. Dion (right) brings over 26 years of broadcast experience to his position... Continue Reading

640 signs Bynon

TORONTO – Corus Radio's AM640 Toronto announced on Friday that it has added veteran talk show host Arlene Bynon to its stable of personalities.She will make her debut in the... Continue Reading

A Standard IPO?

TORONTO – A Globe and Mail story on Wednesday suggested Standard Broadcasting – as a matter of estate planning, was pondering an initial public offering as an income trust. The... Continue Reading

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.