Radio & Television

CRTC considers exempting some smaller radio stations from CCD requirements

OTTAWA – The CRTC issued a notice of consultation today calling for comments to amend regulations that would exempt commercial and ethnic radio stations with less than $1.25 million in revenues to make basic contributions to Canadian content development (CCD). The Commission says the proposed change to the Radio Regulations, 1986, would help reduce the regulatory and administrative burden on some smaller stations to report basic CCD spending, which can often require filing of extra submissions to fully document a station’s compliance on CCD spending. The proposed change would not affect funding for Canadian music and other creative initiatives through...

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.