Radio & Television

CBC Licence Renewals: Flexibility requires transparency

By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – Day one of the CBC’s broadcasting licences renewal virtual hearing was definitely the Ian Scott show. And although he shuffled back and forth through many topics, there is a method to it all, a little like a Canadian Colombo. The Commission has a very complete record, has had ample time to analyze the issues and the hearing is designed to validate some assumptions. But for all intents and purposes, the outlines of the decision have probably already been drawn. The Corporation in its renewal application asked for more flexibility to face future challenges and 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.