Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: New Commissioner has new ideas worth listening to

CRTC COMMISSIONER MICHEL MORIN apparently didn’t like much about his first CRTC hearing. He disagreed with the companies that got the licenses (Vista Radio and Sun Country Cablevision, instead of CTV, Corus or Deep Waters Media), sharply criticized a cynical format flop ploy by the two ownership groups already in the market and said the whole process of calling for applications and hearing them isn’t transparent enough. In a scathing dissenting opinion following this month’s decision on granting a pair of new radio station licenses, the former broadcaster unloaded on both Astral Media and Jim Pattison Broadcast for their behaviour...

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.