Radio & Television

CRTC to Corus: “OWN” up to channel’s education mandate or else

OTTAWA – In a decision announced Friday, the CRTC ordered that Corus-owned OWN Inc. must comply with the educational mandate of its original licensing conditions or risk losing its license. The Commission issued a mandatory order, stating OWN must fulfill its mandate to “provide formal and informal educational programming and learning opportunities that generally focus on adult education and that come from a full spectrum of basic, credit-based, skills-related and life-enhancing programs.” The CRTC found the channel to be in non-compliance in July 2011, just months after Corus rebranded the channel from Viva to OWN. Not satisfied with Corus’s assertions...

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.