Radio & Television

CRTC approves Community Radio Fund’s plan, almost

OTTAWA – The CRTC has approved, for the most part, the revised structural and operational plan proposed by the Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC).The CRFC is a not-for-profit organization that supports the development of non-commercial, community-based broadcasters including campus radio stations. Its plan must receive CRTC approval before the organization can begin administering mandatory basic annual Canadian content development contributions from the big commercial radio broadcasters, as well as tangible benefits arising from transfers in the ownership of commercial radio undertakings.The Commission said Wednesday that it would accept the plan once it was tweaked to include amendments related to the participation...