Radio & Television

CBC rejects ads criticizing government’s “interference” with the Corp

OTTAWA – The CBC has refused to air an advertisement produced by watchdog group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting which challenges the government’s takeover of the national public broadcaster, saying it could imply endorsement of the group’s campaign. A 60-second version of the ad, released by Friends at a news conference Monday morning, features an actor as a CBC reporter questioning Prime Minister Stephen Harper (or an actor playing the PM) why he hasn't delivered on his promises of accountability and transparency.  After listing about a dozen transgressions that start with the robocalls, G20 abuses, and end with turning the CBC into...

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.