Cable & Telecom

Copyright Act report lands at odds with Heritage artists’ report

OTTAWA – The federal government should update the rules regarding first ownership of cinematographic works; maintain the definition of “sound recording” in the Copyright Act; and amend the legislation to ensure that the radio-royalty exemption only applies to “small, independent broadcasters,” according to a House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology report on the statutory review of the Copyright Act presented to Parliament on Monday.Last month’s report by the House Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on remuneration models for Canadian artists and creative industries took a different approach to the three issues, even though both reports were...

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.