Radio & Television

CRTC gives thumbs up to new Simcoe radio station; denies requests for Aurora, Brampton

OTTAWA – Listeners in the southwestern Ontario region of Simcoe will soon have a new English-language, commercial FM radio station after the CRTC approved an application by My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) on Friday.The new station will offer a Classic Hits music format, targeting adults 25 to 54 years of age, plus provide improved local service to Simcoe with additional programming diversity and local reflection, reads the decision.  It will operate at 99.7 MHz (channel 259B1) with an average effective radiated power (ERP) of 9,640 watts (maximum ERP of 18,000 watts with an effective height of the antenna of 26 metres), and its licence...

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.