Radio & Television

Copyright fight just getting started

OTTAWA – Upon the start of its annual convention, the first missive fired by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters was a resolution passed by its members denouncing the copyright demands being made by Canadian music labels. The labels want extra royalties to be paid by radio stations who may make copies of music files in-house to aid with production and broadcast. At the CAB’s annual general meeting held this afternoon, the unanimously passed resolution “exposes the recording industry’s intention to use the Copyright Act to have the private radio industry make up its losses due to file sharing,” says the...

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.