Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: Deal structure sure to raise eyebrows

EXPECT CRTC COMMISSIONERS to take the finest of fine-tooth combs to the sale of Alliance Atlantis, because this is far from a straightforward buy. Control, as always, is key and the demise of Craig Media is still somewhat fresh.However, this creative deal was something CanWest had to do. Two opposing forces faced the company as 2006 turned into 2007. The first is that ever since the summer announcement by Bell Globemedia to purchase CHUM Ltd., CanWest CEO Leonard Asper knew – and told – that he must make the next merger move or forever remain a distant, weakening, second...

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.