Radio & Television

CRTC to examine DHX’s acquisition of Family, Disney XD and Disney Junior

OTTAWA – The CRTC is calling for comments on DHX Media’s proposal to buy Family, Disney XD, and the English- and French-language Disney Junior channels from Bell Media.As reported, the Halifax-based children's entertainment company proposed the acquisition, valued at $170 million, last November.  The deal comes as part of Bell Media's requirement to divest some properties to comply with regulatory conditions attached to its acquisition of Astral Media.The Commission made the application public Thursday, noting that it will also consider DHX’s proposed tangible benefits package and amendments to the broadcasting licence for Family Channel.The deadline for the submission of comments/interventions/answers...

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.