Radio & Television

Consumers have good memories, ideas

GATINEAU – One of the things we’re learning at this hearing (if we didn’t know it already) is that consumers have sharp memories for when they felt wronged.For example, second-year poli-sci student Kari Vierimaa (born and raised in Timmins and Sudbury) who called himself “a future broadcast journalist” lamented the losses of local news nearly a decade ago in Northern Ontario during his presentation Wednesday morning in front of the Commission as it looks into compensation for conventional broadcasters in 2009-614.“In 2000, Robert Rabinovitch, the then newly-minted president of CBC/Radio Canada slashed and essentially destroyed quality local coverage in every...

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.