Radio & Television

COMMENT: Quebec legislature denounces CRTC for doing its job

QUEBEC’S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY doesn’t want Canada’s broadcasting regulator to review regulations on broadcasting.At least that’s the conclusion that one could reach through a literal reading of a motion passed unanimously in the legislature last week.The motion, presented with less than an hour’s notice by Parti Québécois culture critic Véronique Hivon on Sept. 29, states that the Assembly “denounces the will of the CRTC to review the requirements for French-language music broadcast in Quebec” and reiterates the importance of French-language music quotas on radio stations. It passed 100-0.The resolution comes two months after the Commission announced it is reviewing rules for...

Our industry and COVID-19

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