Radio & Television

CBC to take over Doc channel

TORONTO – Corus Entertainment and the CBC announced today that the public broadcaster will purchase Corus' 53% ownership in The Documentary Channel. As CBC/Radio-Canada currently owns 29% of The Documentary Channel, this agreement will give it majority interest and control of this digital service, currently available in approximately 950,000 Canadian homes. The National Film Board of Canada (14%) and four Canadian production companies – Omni Film (1%), Cinenova Productions (1%), Barna-Alper Productions (1%) and a numbered company (1%) - also have minority positions in the service. "This is excellent news for CBC/Radio-Canada. Documentary programming is a core part of our...
 

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.