Radio & Television

CBC renewal: CRTC announces new hearing date, renews licences for another year

GATINEAU — The CRTC public hearing into CBC/Radio-Canada’s broadcast licences renewal will take place January 11, 2021 in Gatineau, the CRTC announced Monday. The hearing, originally scheduled for May 25, was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Because the hearing will occur after CBC/Radio-Canada’s current group of licences is set to expire on August 31, the CRTC Monday renewed the public broadcaster’s licences for another year until August 31, 2021. This includes all of CBC/Radio-Canada’s English- and French-language television and radio programming undertakings. The Commission is also extending the distribution orders for CBC News Network, ICI RDI and ICI ARTV...

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.