Radio & Television

CRTC accepts CBC’s plan to shut down analog transmitters

OTTAWA – The CBC is moving forward with its plan to shut down 620 over-the-air analog television transmitters, a move announced in April as part of its budget reductions. The national broadcaster received CRTC approval this week to have its broadcasting licences and transmitters revoked for CBIT Sydney, which operates as a re-transmitter of CBHT Halifax, and CBKST Saskatoon, which operates as a re-transmitter of CBKT Regina. The Commission also agreed to amend the licences for 23 English- and French-language CBC television stations to delete all references to analog transmitters.  These amendments are effective August 1st, and the CBC said that it...

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.