Radio & Television

CRTC must ensure specialty channels are not silenced, says S-Vox president

GATINEAU, Que. – The very existence of small and independent broadcasters depends on the CRTC maintaining the rules and regulations that enable specialty channels to provide niche programming for underserved audiences at affordable prices. That was the concern voiced today by S-VOX President and CEO Bill Roberts at the CRTC’s public hearing on the future of the broadcasting system. S-VOX, which operates the multi-faith and multicultural specialty television service VisionTV, was invited to make a presentation to the CRTC’s ongoing review of the regulatory frameworks for BDUs and specialty television services. Speaking to the Commission, Roberts warned against allowing the...

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.