Radio & Television

Citytv expands to Montreal with approval of CJNT rebranding (corrected)

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - Rogers Broadcasting’s “optimal solution” has prevailed with the CRTC approving its plan to rebrand Metro 14 (CJNT-TV) as Citytv Montreal. The Commission also approved a new multilingual television station to be called International Channel/Canal International (ICI) and operated by the Nowrouzzahrai family. Channel Zero, which bought CJNT and Hamilton's CHCH from Canwest Global for $12 in 2009, sold CJNT to Rogers for $10.3 million. As reported by in September, Rogers in its application indicated it had found the “optimal solution” to provide Montreal with a new English-language commercial TV station while also supporting a local plan for...

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.