Radio / Television News

Corus faces Commission today


GATINEAU – Corus Entertainment will face the CRTC today in the last stage of its quest to purchase a number of media assets being sold by Bell Media. In March, Corus agreed to purchase French specialty channels Historia and Series+, three Ottawa radio stations and the half of Teletoon it didn’t own in a $400 million deal which is part of the divestitures required as conditions of the Bell Media purchase of Astral Media. While Corus already held 50% of Teletoon/Télétoon (as well as Teletoon Retro in English and French, and the Cartoon Network) with Astral, it owned none of...