Radio & Television

CRTC sets Bell-Astral II hearing for May 6 in Montreal

GATINEAU - With today’s public release of BCE’s new application to acquire Astral Media, the CRTC has set the new hearing date for May 6. In its second attempt to win CRTC approval, Bell and Astral Media’s renewed proposal includes a $174.64-million tangible benefits package that includes the development and promotion of new Canadian TV and film content in French and English and over $50 million in radio benefits. “This new application to the CRTC clearly demonstrates the tremendous value the combination of these two all-Canadian media brands will mean for the Canadian public and their broadcasting industry” said Bell Canada president and CEO George Cope...

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.