Radio & Television

CBC, Bell Media stations must stick to weekly local programming quotas, says CRTC

OTTAWA – The CRTC has denied requests from the CBC and Bell Media to average their respective weekly local programming requirements on a quarterly basis, rather than weekly, throughout the broadcast year.Bell asked the Commission last October to amend the standard conditions of licence applicable to its English-language conventional television stations, whose licences were renewed as part of the Commission’s group-based licence renewals in 2011, to average their weekly local programming obligations quarterly throughout the broadcast year.That prompted the CBC to file an application to amend the condition of licence applicable to its English-language conventional television network and stations to do the...
 

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.