Radio & Television

Commission decision on TQS sale stands, says Verner

OTTAWA – Despite complaints about the CRTC’s decision to allow the new owners of Quebec private conventional TV broadcaster to dramatically cut local programming, Minister of Canadian Heritage Josee Verner said late Friday she’s not going to get involved. The TQS union and the opposition Liberals had demanded the decision to let Remstar Diffusion take over the broadcaster while cutting local news to the bone be referred back to the CRTC for a re-think. Without Remstar's bid to purchase, it's thought that former co-owners Cogeco Inc. and CTVglobemedia were tired of losing money with the station and were considering shutting it down."As a responsible...
 

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.