Radio & Television

Copyright bill passes, but still needs “repair”

OTTAWA – The passage of Bill C-11 in the House of Commons trumpeted by the government Tuesday was met with trepidation by some industry stakeholders. The Bill, known as the Copyright Modernization Act, seeks to bring Canada’s antiquated copyrights law in line with current international standards by implementing provisions of the World Intellectual Property Protection Organization (WIPO) Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty. Industry Minister Christian Paradis and Heritage Minister James Moore said in a joint announcement that the legislation balances the everyday activities of Canadians while “giving creators and copyright owners the tools they need to protect...

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.