Radio & Television

CMF funds 4,400 hours of Cancon for $327M

TORONTO – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) disbursed a record amount of $327 million last year to help produce 4,400 hours of programming, including 932 hours of new broadcast programs.  That was just one of the highlights in its 2009-2010 annual report released this week. “If there were a theme to this year, that theme would be dialogue” said Louis Roquet, chair of the CMF's board of directors, in a statement.  “The dialogue between the various stakeholders of the corporation was strengthened through an extensive year-long consultation”.  That consultation process and review of content funding parameters led to the creation of...

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.