Radio & Television

CBC/Radio-Canada asking “to have its cake and eat it too”, says TVA Group’s Tremblay

MONTREAL - Quebecor Media’s TVA Group was quick to poke holes in CBC/Radio-Canada's proposal for guaranteed funding, calling for a review of the public broadcaster’s mandate.Julie Tremblay, president and CEO of TVA Group, added that CBC/Radio-Canada's mandate should be based on “distinctive programming” that is complementary to, rather than competitive with, Canada’s private broadcasters."The idea of removing advertising from CBC/Radio-Canada in exchange for increased, guaranteed public funding, without first reviewing the public broadcaster's mandate, is a bewildering suggestion which hopefully won't fool anyone”, Tremblay said in a statement.  “CBC/Radio-Canada wants to have its cake and eat it too: more money,...

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.