Radio & Television

UPDATE: Vance quits the ‘net

TORONTO – Popular sportscaster Jody Vance has left Rogers Sportsnet. The well-known, bespectacled 6 p.m. Sportsnetnews co-anchor (with Jim Van Horne) recently asked out of her contract early and her... Continue Reading

Three more cat 2s approved

GATINEAU – Three more category two digital specialty channels (two fully HD) were approved by the CRTC today. The Family Channel received a license for The Parent Channel, which will... Continue Reading

CanWest facing $425 million lawsuit

WINNIPEG – Two former partners of the late Israel Asper are suing the company he founded, the Canadian Press reported this weekend. “Seymour Epstein and Paul Morton have filed a... Continue Reading

Welychka and Brotzel to anchor BT Edmonton

EDMONTON – The official switch from A-Channel to Citytv Edmonton doesn’t happen until Tuesday, but yesterday the channel announced that MuchMusic/MuchMoreMusic personality Bill Welychka and A-Channel's weekend anchor Stacey Brotzel... 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.