Radio & Television

CRTC exempts low-motion programming services

GATINEAU — The CRTC announced today it is amending the exemption order for still image programming service undertakings to include low-motion programming services, to allow, in addition to background music, sounds that are related to the broadcast images, and to allow spoken words that are promotional in nature. The Commission defines low-motion programming as: “A program that features extended coverage of an ordinary event or scene with no or limited video editing or camera movement.” This clears the way for “slow TV” such as Stingray's Naturescape For more information on the CRTC’s new Broadcasting Regulatory Policy 2021-185 and the revised...

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.