Radio / Television News

COC wants new must-carry at 60-cents per month


TORONTO - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has asked the CRTC for a license for new, must-carry, English and French amateur sport television channels. If approved, the proposed Canadian Amateur Sports Network (CASN) and le Réseau du sport amateur canadien (RSAC) would provide much-needed exposure and funding for both Olympic and non-Olympic sports, says the group. “The opportunity here is to provide a service that fills a programming niche that exists today,” said CASN/RSAC chair and International Olympic Committee member Richard Pound, in a statement. “Between Olympic Games it is as if there are no Canadian athletes. Our networks will...