Radio & Television

Commission tells CBC: You’re different, so we can’t include you. Corp says it’ll cut shows, people

OTTAWA – The CBC was specifically denied inclusion into the value for signal club on Monday by the CRTC.The Broadcasting Act specifically says the CBC has to be made available to the largest number of Canadians possible. But, the new value-for-signal regime would let broadcasters pull their signals in a contract dispute.Those two ideas don’t go together, said the Commission.“(T)he Commission notes that section 3(1)(m)(vii) of the Act states that the programming provided by the CBC should ‘be made available throughout Canada by the most appropriate and efficient means and as resources become available for the purpose,’” says the decision...

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.