Radio & Television

CRTC plans overhaul of TV program categories

OTTAWA – The CRTC is undertaking a review of television program categories.Monday’s call for comments asks for input in to the Commission’s proposed amendments to the definitions for specific program categories, as well as matters related to program length and advertising. It is also seeking comments on the appropriate procedure for identifying and updating the specific award shows that will qualify as ‘programs of national interest’. The Commission announced that the current exhibition requirements for priority programming would be replaced by an expenditure requirement for programs of national interest in BRP 2010-167 relating to a group-based approach to the licensing...

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.