Radio & Television

Court oks CanWest sale to Shaw

CALGARY – The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved the sale of CanWest’s TV assets to Shaw Communications.However, the transaction remains subject to regulatory approvals from the CRTC and the Competition Bureau. Sources told that the CRTC hearing on the deal has been tentatively scheduled for the week of September 20th.Wednesday afternoon’s approval comes after a group of Canwest Global shareholders and the Asper family challenged the deal in court on Tuesday, calling the $2 billion sale “unfair”.  The dissenting group will receive $11 million under a new version of the deal hammered out on Wednesday."This is an important...

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.