Radio & Television

“Clear and binding” conditions needed for CTV/CHUM approval

OTTAWA – With less than a month before the CRTC hearing into the purchase of CHUM Ltd. by CTV and rumours swirling as to who might emerge as the winning bidder for CHUM's A-Channels (see below), the NDP says the CRTC has to set up some tough content conditions governing the combined company.NDP Heritage Critic Charlie Angus said Friday "that if the CRTC is going to give the green light to this unprecedented merging of television media, clear and binding conditions must be laid down." Angus is calling for enforceable targets for new prime time drama, for example. “Where is...

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.