Radio & Television

New pay-TV apps public today

TORONTO – Four new pay television license applications are set to be made public today, one of which tugs on the Commission’s Cancon heartstrings – and if approved, would yank... Continue Reading

Newnets vanish August 2

TORONTO – New no longer, CHUM Television’s “Newnets” will cease to be on Tuesday, August 2nd. As previously reported by, CHUM Television's local stations The New VR (Barrie/Toronto), The... Continue Reading

Garby moves to Vision

TORONTO - David Garby has been hired as director, advertising sales for VisionTV.An experienced advertising industry executive, he takes up this new position on July 25. He will be responsible... Continue Reading

Writing for animation, from WIFT-T

TORONTO – Women in Film and Television – Toronto is offering the Teletoon Masters Program Writing for Animation on August 9, 16 and 23. Sponsored by Teletoon and taught by... Continue Reading

CanWest finishes Fireworks

WINNIPEG - CanWest Global completed the sale of its production arm, Fireworks Entertainment this afternoon.More specifically, CanWest Entertainment International Distribution (an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp.) sold... Continue Reading

87% of CBC employees favour strike

TORONTO – After a strike vote taken last week, CBC employees have overwhelmingly supported taking strike action if necessary to get a new contract. The yes vote won 87.3% during... 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.