Radio & Television

Commission tweaks LPIF funding allocation

OTTAWA – The CRTC has revised its determination relating to the Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF) allocation formula.In paragraph 22 of broadcasting regulatory policy 2009-406, the Commission erroneously indicated that the funding for a minority-language station from one language category would come from the funding made available to a non-metropolitan market of another language category.The Commission said Thursday that it has corrected the first bullet of paragraph 22 as follows (changes in bold):LPIF funding will be made available to television stations operating in non-metropolitan markets. However, a French-language station operating in a metropolitan English-language market (i.e., an English-language market where...

Our industry and COVID-19

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