Radio & Television

CRTC ponders dropping Cancom requirements by 5%

OTTAWA – The CRTC has issued a call for comments on a proposed amendment which would decrease by 5% the amount of Canadian content that TV broadcasters are required to air each year.Friday’s broadcasting notice of consultation said the Commission is considering changing the regulations requiring a television licensee to devote not less than 55% of the broadcast year to airing Canadian programs, replacing the existing requirement to devote not less than 60% of the broadcast year to Canadian content. The regulations would come into force on September 1, 2011, which coincides with the beginning of the next licence term...

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.