Radio & Television

‘A profound disappointment’: CAB says CRTC radio review doesn’t do enough [UPDATED]

By Connie Thiessen The Canadian Association of Broadcasters blasted today's CRTC review of commercial radio, saying it doesn't do enough during a time when broadcasters are losing money and are having to compete against "unregulated options." The first commercial radio policy update since 2014, one of the review’s key changes offers greater flexibility to Common Ownership Policy. For markets with eight commercial radio stations or more operating in a given language, an individual may now be permitted to own or control as many as four stations, with a maximum of three stations within one frequency band (FM or AM) in...