Radio & Television

CRTC regulatory costs increase to $31.4M this year

OTTAWA – The CRTC estimates that its regulatory costs under section 9(1) of the broadcasting regulations will total $31.361 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.The annual adjustment amount referred to in section 8(2) for the 2017-2018 fiscal year is $1.137 million. Taking this adjustment into account, the net billing for the Part I licence fee for the 2019-2020 fiscal year is $32.498 million. This estimated net billing represents a 12% increase compared to the amount for the 2018-2019 fiscal year ($29.027 million) due to the ratification of collective agreements, including retroactive payments dating back to 2014-2015, the Commission said Friday.The broadcasting...

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.