Radio & Television

CBC/Radio-Canada: QMI wants action on access to information; creatives fret over flexibility

GATINEAU - Quebecor Media renewed its assault on CBC/Radio-Canada’s access to information practices during the corporation’s licence renewal hearing on Monday by requesting the CBC include access to information data in transparency and accountability reports to the Commission. CRTC chair Jean-Pierre Blais, however, wondered if it’s wise to have a parallel system regarding access to information. “We’re not asking for the CRTC to impose sanctions on CBC/Radio-Canada with respect to access to information like the Information Commissioner can. What we’re asking for is in the reports that are submitted to the CRTC, which allow the Commission to verify how the licence holder...

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.